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> Bluetooth Security, recieved unwanted file
keef
post Feb 17 2007, 07:03 AM
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Hi

iwas using a socket bluetooth card and fig labs software to connect to my phone.
I scanned for suitable sources and found my phone and one other source ( blue man group or something.

I chose my phone connection and connected to this

When i got home i checked the obex inbox and found a 300kb file in there from blue man group (video)

just surprised as to how this had got there as i had not connected to the network and had not 'paired' any connection.


bit worrying really.


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Da_Blitz
post Feb 17 2007, 10:28 AM
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aparentlly there are some buletooth bilboards around

might want to tighten up the security so that obex needs authentication and pairing with a key, if it dosent need a key then anyone can set up the pairing without your involment afaik
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speculatrix
post Feb 17 2007, 12:25 PM
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check your /etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf for the encryption and authentication settings.
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