One flaw would allow a hacker to access services without permission.
Security and encryption specialist AL Digital has uncovered serious flaws
in the authentication and data-transfer mechanisms on some top selling
Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones. One flaw would allow a hacker to access
services without permission, including modems, Internet, WAP and GPRS
gateways. Another is the "SNARF attack," where data including phonebook,
calendar, associated attachments and business cards can be obtained
without the owners knowledge or consent. Read the full story at