Bluetooth backers offer security tips

Thursday, 30 June 2005, 2:40 AM EST

After two Israeli researchers published a paper earlier this month explaining how security mechanisms in short-range wireless Bluetooth technology could be quickly undermined, members of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) are now urging users to take several precautions.

Bluetooth, a radio technology that allows users to exchange data over the airwaves at a distance of around 10 yards, has been a target of intrusion attacks in the past.

By John Blau at PC World.

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