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Apple’s new Bluetooth security hole

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Sep 13, 2016.

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    When the iPhone7 ships, you’d best have your mobile device management (MDM) on the phone locked down. Apple’s self-described “courageous” move to warrant Bluetooth instead of wired headphone connectivity will give you nightmares. Part of the problem is the Bluetooth protocol itself; the other problem is that civilians leave it on and accessible.

    But you’ve already buttoned down all of that stuff, right? Like others in the tech press, I’ve taken out my Bluetooth analyzer and watched the count of responding devices in downtown Bloomington, Indiana, near the lab. It’s easy to do.

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