Billions of Bluetooth-connected devices impacted by new BIAS weakness

A group of educational scientists have discovered a new vulnerability in the Bluetooth wireless protocol that influences nearly all Bluetooth enabled equipment.

The vulnerability, which they have decided to refer to as Bluetooth Impersonation Attacks (BIAS), impacts the common model of the Bluetooth protocol that is utilised by minimal electricity equipment to transfer facts and is frequently referred to as Bluetooth Basic.

The BIAS security flaw leverages the way that equipment tackle url keys or long-time period keys that are created when two Bluetooth equipment pair for the to start with time. The equipment concur on a long-time period essential

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