How hackers are targeting your phone through Bluetooth


Bluetooth is an amazingly useful wireless technology built into almost every smartphone, tablet and laptop. We can use it to transfer files, play audio wirelessly, collect health data from wearable trackers and more. But like WiFi, Bluetooth is being targeted by hackers as a way to break into your devices and steal personal data.

Because it is so useful, most of us keep Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled on our devices all the time. However, this could be making us potential targets of ‘bluebugging’, a technique to attack your device through Bluetooth.

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