Secure your bluetooth devices?



If the last article is having you feel a bit nervous about your bluetooth devices…. I’ve come across this resource on bluetooth security basics. Essentially the big ones are disable what you don’t need running (disable the discoverable setting) and the other one is to use encryption where available and set a passcode.


I’d go a step further and say if you’re already using a passcode, make sure it’s not a simple one (0000 or 1234).

They also give some terminology and an example of using a directional antenna to find a bluetooth signal up to a half mile away. (And we thought bluetooth was short range…)

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