Tag Archives: Adam Laurie

The Bluesnarfing Skeptics

By | May 23, 2004

Is Bluesnarfing the big problem it’s made out to be? “Traditionally,” wrote Guy Kewney of eWeek earlier this month, “security consultants have made a passable living by frightening ignorant managers with security holes. Then they charge money to fix them.” He then takes a look at bluesnarfing, which regular readers of this blog and the column will already… Read More »

News: Security Dangers of Bluetooth

By | November 17, 2003

 A potential loophole in security for Bluetooth phones, which could see strangers hacking into your address books, has been uncovered. BBC reports that researchers have managed to steal information including address books and images from handsets by exploiting shortcomings in Bluetooth security.   Adam Laurie of security firm AL Digital has created programs that run on a laptop… Read More »