Bluetooth: is it a security threat?

Wednesday, 10 August 2005, 8:56 AM EST

I’ve received a lot of questions from readers recently about security issues related to different types of wireless technology. 802.11 (wi-fi) security has been covered in detail in this and other forums, but you don’t see nearly so much discussion of Bluetooth security. Bluetooth is becoming more and more popular, and it’s time to examine its security implications. Is it secure? Can it be made secure? What are particular security concerns? We’ll take a look at those questions in this article.

By Deb Shinder at WindowSecurity.com

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