Nokia releases "bluesnarfing" fix

Wednesday, 18 May 2005, 1:43 PM EST

More than six months after acknowledging a Bluetooth security flaw in a number of its mobile phones, Nokia said it has released a software upgrade that fixes the vulnerabilities in some of its products. In February, Nokia and Sony Ericsson admitted that some of their Bluetooth-enabled phones were vulnerable to "bluesnarfing," which means that an attacker could read, modify and copy the phone's address book and calendar without leaving any trace of the intrusion.

At Symbian Central.

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