bluetooth

Tesla Bluetooth Locks Can Be Hacked, Warns NCC Group

Digital locks, including those fitted to Tesla vehicles, are vulnerable to being unlocked via an exploit of a vulnerability in…

2 weeks ago

Bluetooth Standard Vulnerable To Unpatched Spoofing Attack

Researchers warn of weaknesses affecting all Bluetooth-compliant devices – just as governments roll out coronavirus apps reliant on the tech

2 years ago

Apple, Google Bring Forward Virus Tracing Tech Amidst Privacy Row

Apple and Google speed up development of contact tracing API, as France and Germany accuse Apple and Google of holding…

2 years ago

Apple, Google Work Together On ‘Private’ Coronavirus Tracing Tech

Tech giants propose anonymous Bluetooth tech to alert users when they have come into contact with someone who has tested…

2 years ago

Smartphone Scheme Aims To Track Coronavirus While Protecting Privacy

Boston University proposal would involve tracking randomly generated IDs via short-range broadcasts as means to contain coronavirus infections

2 years ago

Critical ‘BlueFrag’ Bluetooth Vulnerability In Older Android OS

Security researchers ERNW identity critical vulnerability affecting the Android Bluetooth subsystem, which it is calling 'BlueFrag'

2 years ago

Amazon Sidewalk To Offer Long-Range Wireless For IoT

Move over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi - Amazon reveals development of long-range wireless alternative for IoT devices

3 years ago

Google Offers UK Users Titan Security Key

Small security key connects via Bluetooth or USB, and is designed to bolster two-factor authentication efforts for consumers

3 years ago

Bluetooth 5.1 Delivers Pinpoint Location Accuracy

Location services boost as new spec delivers exact location data, to within one centimetre

3 years ago

Bluetooth Pairing Bug To Be Repaired

Update coming for Bluetooth after pairing vulnerability could see attacker intercept communications

4 years ago

Apple To Drop Intel 5G Chip For 2020 iPhones – Report

Apple is reportedly to drop yet another chipset made by Intel in its future iPhone handsets

4 years ago

Tapplock Smart Padlock Hackable With Smartphone

Researcher finds smart fingerprint padlock is not as secure as first thought, and can be unlocked in seconds

4 years ago

‘BlueBorne’ Flaw Poses Serious Risk To Bluetooth Devices

BlueBorne attack vector requires no user interaction, and is spread via the air to make it even more contagious

5 years ago

New Bluetooth Standard Enables Mesh Networking For IoT

Bluetooth developers offer 'industrial grade' spec upgrade to include support for mesh networking

5 years ago

IT Life: Martin Woolley, Technical Program Manager At Bluetooth SIG

Bluetooth SIG's technical program manager Martin Woolley talks us through his career in IT and the three apps that he…

5 years ago

Microsoft Connects LinkedIn To Dynamics 365

Dynamics 365 users will be able to draw on LinkedIn sales data in the first fruit of Microsoft's £20bn acquisition…

5 years ago

Raspberry Pi Turns Five, Launches Zero W PC With Wi-Fi And Bluetooth

New product builds on the success of the Raspberry Pi Zero with added connectivity options

5 years ago

Bluetooth 5.0 Is Formally Adopted In Bid To Connect The IoT

Bluetooth 5.0 boosts speed, range and lower latency as it seeks to expand 'connectionless' IoT

5 years ago

Researcher Warns On Privacy Risks Of Web Bluetooth Spec

Upcoming API aims to let websites access your kettle, smartphone and heart rate monitor

6 years ago

KeySniffer Flaw Exposes Wireless Keyboard Typing

Keystrokes from wireless keyboards transmit with no encryption and can be intercepted from hundreds of feet away

6 years ago

Bluetooth 5 Boosts Speed, Capacity And Range To Support ‘Connectionless’ IoT

New Bluetooth 5 standard will arrive in devices later this year, helping app developers embrace IoT without need for connection…

6 years ago

Raspberry Pi 3 Targets IoT With Integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Raspberry Pi 3 adds integrated connectivity and more processing power in bid to become an 'IoT hub'

6 years ago

Bluetooth Gets Speed And Range Upgrade In IoT Push

Bluetooth will get 100 percent faster, four times longer range and support Mesh networking

7 years ago

‘Only’ iOS 9 Update Can Protect iPhone Against Bluetooth Hack

AirDrop vulnerability would allow hackers to hijack a device using Bluetooth

7 years ago

Why Google Eddystone Looms As An Apple iBeacon Killer

BLOG: Google Eddystone provides open-source Bluetooth LE beacon technology that greatly expands on what Apple's iBeacon system can do for…

7 years ago

10 Of The Best Bluetooth Headphones

Looking to rid yourself of annoying cables while still maintaining quality of sound? Then look no further than these 10…

7 years ago

ARM Acquires Two Bluetooth Firms, Bolsters IoT Business

British ARM picks up Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices, adding strength to low-power wireless communications portfolio

7 years ago

Bluetooth 4.2 Is Faster, More Secure And IPv6 Compatible

Bluetooth 4.2 hopes to establish the wireless standard as essential for the IoT

7 years ago

Qualcomm Offers Up $2.5bn For UK Chipmaker CSR

American giant is the biggest smartphone processor manufacturer in the world

8 years ago

Google Adds To IoT With Physical Web Standard

Google launches its open source Physical Web standard, that aims to open up interaction with different devices

8 years ago