Bluecasing: War Nibbling, Bluetooth and Petty Theft

By | June 22, 2006

Bluecasing is the act of finding devices to intrude or steal via Bluetooth (general scanning is sometimes know as War Nibbling). For those who do not know, Bluetooth is a wireless networking technology that is geared more towards PANs (Personal Area Networks), while Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g etc) is geared more towards LANs.

An over simplified way to look at it is that Bluetooth is meant to be a wireless replacement for some of the functions USB fulfills, and Wi-Fi is more of a wireless replacement for Ethernet. Many high-end phones, laptops, PDAs, car stereos and other electronics are being shipped with Bluetooth capability so they can communicate, either by sending audio or digital data to each other. For example, your PDA tells your phone to dial a number and send the output to your headset or car stereo.Read Full Story

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Bluecasing: War Nibbling, Bluetooth and Petty Theft

By | June 12, 2006

Bluecasing is the act of finding devices to intrude or steal via Bluetooth (general scanning is sometimes know as War Nibbling). For those who do not know, Bluetooth is a wireless networking technology that is geared more towards PANs (Personal Area Networks), while Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g etc) is geared more towards LANs.
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