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Bluetooth vulnerability affects Android, Apple and Linux devices

Bluetooth vulnerability affects Android, Apple and Linux devices

A recently discovered vulnerability in Bluetooth, CVE-2023-45866, opens the door to a hostile takeover of Android, Apple and Linux devices. Security researcher Marc Newlin made the discovery. In a posting on GitHub, Newlin recently disclosed the Bluetooth vulnerability CVE-2023-45866. By exploit... Read more

date6 months ago
Android now alerts when someone is stalking you

Android now alerts when someone is stalking you

Google is rolling out "tracker alerts" for Android starting today. This security feature alerts you if an unknown Bluetooth device travels everywhere with you. That could be a sign of someone stalking you. The new feature 'tracker alerts' warns Android users if an unknown Bluetooth device is co... Read more

date10 months ago
Google and Apple look to address unwanted Bluetooth tracking

Google and Apple look to address unwanted Bluetooth tracking

This week Apple and Google jointly submitted a proposed industry specification to help combat the misuse of Bluetooth location-tracking devices for unwanted tracking. The two mobile phone makers are asking other manufacturers and providers to sign onto the new standard. The specification, which ... Read more

date1 year ago
New Bluetooth relay attack leaves devices vulnerable

New Bluetooth relay attack leaves devices vulnerable

Security researchers from NCC Group discovered a relay attack method for accessing Bluetooth devices. Some car models are affected. The newly discovered relay attack allows hackers to access Bluetooth devices such as cars with wireless locks. These locks are typically opened with mobile devices... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft releases a fix for Bluetooth problem causing Blue Screens

Microsoft releases a fix for Bluetooth problem causing Blue Screens

After downloading the January KB5009596 cumulative update, Microsoft addressed a known Bluetooth problem that caused certain Windows 10 computers to malfunction with a blue screen of death (BSOD). Microsoft solved the issue with the launch of the voluntary KB5011543 Preview cumulative update. Be... Read more

date2 years ago
Bluetooth BrakTooth vulnerabilities affect billions of devices

Bluetooth BrakTooth vulnerabilities affect billions of devices

A collection of vulnerabilities known as BrakTooth are affecting Bluetooth stacks implanted on system-on-chips (SoC) circuits from several vendors. The vulnerabilities affect various devices, including consumer electronics and industrial equipment. The associated risks encompass everything from ... Read more

date3 years ago
Review: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, amazing noise cancelling

Review: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, amazing noise cancelling

More and more brands are entering the market of true wireless Bluetooth earbuds. These are now available in many types and sizes, also with active noise cancellation. However, the noise cancellation of wireless earbuds usually takes the back seat in the design process. Bose is taking a different ap... Read more

date3 years ago
Mac mini owners complain about Bluetooth issues

Mac mini owners complain about Bluetooth issues

Several Mac mini users complain that they have problems with devices connected to their Mac mini using Bluetooth. The connection has hiccups or even drops out altogether. Problems occur with a variety of different devices, such as mice, keyboards, and headphones. For example, users say their mic... Read more

date4 years ago
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