Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data between between devices over short distances. It operates on the 2.4 GHz frequency band and uses short-range radio waves.

The latest version is 5.4 (2023).

πŸ”’ Ensure you disabled bluetooth if you don't use it.

Bluetooth vulnerabilities ☠️

Well-known Bluetooth attacks:

  • Bluetooth Scanning πŸ—ΊοΈ: without pairing, a hacker can scan bluetooth devices and identify those that are vulnerable

  • Bluejacking πŸ“’: send unsolicited messages or files, spam

  • BlueSnarfing πŸ’΅: gain access to sensitive data (calendar, messages, etc.) without pairing (mostly old bluetooth implementations)

  • BlueBugging πŸͺ²: hacker can access all phone features.

  • Blueborne πŸ€–: 8 vulnerabilities including vulnerability allowing attackers to take control of devices without user interaction

πŸ‘» To-do πŸ‘»

Stuff that I found, but never read/used yet.

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  • bluetoothclt > devices