Archive for the ‘Bluetooth’ Category

Murder suspect admits she tracked cheating partner with hidden AirTag

Marion County, right in the middle of the US state of Indiana, and home to the state’s capital Indianapolis, is also currently home to a tragic court case. (Thanks to fellow writers at The Register for that link – we couldn’t get to the official court site while we were writing this up.) The short version […]

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Hackers can steal your Tesla Model 3, Y using new Bluetooth attack

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-can-steal-your-tesla-model-3-y-using-new-bluetooth-attack/ Security researchers at the NCC Group have developed a tool to carry out a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) relay attack that bypasses all existing protections to authenticate on target devices. BLE technology is used in a wide spectrum of products, from electronics like laptops, mobile phones, smart locks, and building access control systems to cars like Tesla […]

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CISA recommends vendors to fix BrakTooth issues after the release of PoC tool

US CISA is urging vendors to address BrakTooth flaws after security researchers have released public exploit code and a proof of concept tool to test Bluetooth devices against potential Bluetooth exploits. “On November 1, 2021, researchers publicly released a BrakTooth proof-of-concept (PoC) tool to test Bluetooth-enabled devices against potential Bluetooth exploits using the researcher’s software tools. BrakTooth—originally disclosed in […]

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New Bluetooth Flaws Let Attackers Impersonate Legitimate Devices

Adversaries could exploit newly discovered security weaknesses in Bluetooth Core and Mesh Profile Specifications to masquerade as legitimate devices and carry out man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. “Devices supporting the Bluetooth Core and Mesh Specifications are vulnerable to impersonation attacks and AuthValue disclosure that could allow an attacker to impersonate a legitimate device during pairing,” the Carnegie Mellon CERT Coordination Center said in […]

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