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Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 09-15-2017 at 11:45:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Turn off Bluetooth on your devices
  • September 12, 2017
    Billions of Bluetooth devices vulnerable to takeovers, MITM attacks; no user action required

    Billions of Bluetooth devices, including those running on Android, iOS, Linux, and Windows, contain major vulnerabilities that can allow malicious actors to remotely execute code, take over devices, and perform man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks, researchers have reported.

    What's more, attackers do not need to trick users into performing an action in order to compromise or infect them, nor does a target device's Bluetooth have to paired with an attacking device or even be in Discovery Mode. The device simply has to have its Bluetooth feature turned on, which for most products is the default setting.

    Even worse, compromised devices can then be further leveraged to attack additional nearby systems over the air, including any segregated or air-gapped devices that happen to be Bluetooth-enabled. "Basically, it's an airborne delivery method or attack vector that could be very easily abused," said Nadis Izrael, CTO and co-founder of Armis, in an interview with SC Media.

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    steveVa    Posted 09-16-2017 at 16:00:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Turn off Bluetooth on your devices
  • We cant run and we cant hide...
    We are being watched from space...

    Joe in Texas    Posted 09-16-2017 at 23:34:21 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Turn off Bluetooth on your devices
  • THEY

    There is a group of evidently really smart folks called THEY. THEY know everything, watch all of us, and are plotting to do all kinds of bad stuff to us. This bunch apparently has the knowledge and the power to do just about anything. Who are THEY?

    Well, nobody knows. Uh oh, there is that other bunch called NOBODY. Between THEY and NOBODY we are doomed!!!!

    Wayne N Ind.    Posted 09-17-2017 at 19:40:21 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Turn off Bluetooth on your devices, Owell's 1984
  • Owell's book 1984. Warned us.they are in the book. The enemy that no sees or knows but they are there. Required reading in English class. They finally told me to read more than the" Last of the Mohicans " loved those frontier books.

    J52J    Posted 09-17-2017 at 06:17:19 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Joe

    THEY have been around for years and NOBODY seems to be able to do anything about it. In past years something would go wrong and someone would say THEY did it.. and if you could get anyone to talk, NOBODY knew anything and NOBODY was talking. If you go to some of these hate rallies you will find that THEY have all the answers and it seems that NOBODY is running the show. Same way with the Government. THEY have all the answers for our countries problems but NOBODY can get anybody to do anything. Trump wants to drain the swamp but NOBODY will let him. THEY block everything with court decisions so that nothing gets done. If it rains to much THEY say it's global warning and all they data that THEY show doesn't add up. NOBODY will give a straight answer. so NOBODY believes anything THEY say. This could go on for ever..

    the sky is falling, the sky is falling... There THEY go again..

    J52J/Jess

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