Essential Bluetooth Hacking Tools

    Date26 May 2007
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    Posted ByBill Keys
    Bluetooth technology is great. No doubt. It provides an easy way for a wide range of mobile devices to communicate with each other without the need for cables or wires. However, despite its obvious benefits, it can also be a potential threat for the privacy and security of Bluetooth user.

    If you are planning to gain a deeper understanding of Bluetooth security, you will need a good set of tools with which to work. By familiarizing yourself with the following tools, you will not only gain a knowledge of the vulnerabilities inherent in Bluetooth-enabled devices, but you will also get a glimpse at how an attacker might exploit them.

    This hack highlights the essential tools, mostly for the Linux platform, that can be used to search out and hack Bluetooth-enabled devices.

    Discovering Bluetooth Devices

    BlueScanner - BlueScanner searches out for Bluetooth-enabled devices. It will try to extract as much information as possible for each newly discovered device. Download BlueScan.

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