Take the 2-minute tour ×
Information Security Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for Information security professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Are there Bluetooth attacks on Smartphones that will not notify the user of the attack?

Specifically forcing a reset or opening an application.

share|improve this question
    
Well.. if you're not supposed to know the attack is happening..... how would we know? –  ekaj Jul 29 '12 at 4:46

1 Answer 1

It amazes me that you did not search for keywords like bluetooth hacking or something similar. Of course it possible - its called bluesnarfing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluesnarfing

share|improve this answer
    
Buddy, i want to explore it out.. links are ok.. but i want to get applications where i can real time –  GOK Jul 27 '12 at 10:31
3  
Bluesnarfing is illegal. If you want to perform it just for a prank this is the wrong place to ask for an advice. If you want to research it to secure your device you should start of with lots and lots of articles, not going straight to downloading applications. Not knowing what you are doing you can potentially harm the devices of your colleagues. –  mnmnc Jul 27 '12 at 10:35
    
Some of the English of that wiki page you posted is pretty bad "After the release of this vulnerability vendors of mobile phone patch his Bluetooth implementation and at the date, there isn't any more phone vulnerable to this attack." It also doesn't provide any links to any implementations against smart phones and neither do you. Poor answer. –  Peanut Jul 27 '12 at 12:51
    
I admit. I did not spend much time at searching it. I just wanted to point what to search. Bluesnarfing is not a very researched topic. –  mnmnc Jul 27 '12 at 13:11
    
I've actually just tried searching it quite a bit and as far as I can tell there isn't any methods to 'Bluesnarf' a smart phone, if you take smart phone to be an iPhone or Android based phone. –  Peanut Jul 27 '12 at 13:24

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.