The risk of hack android phone through Bluetooth,user should be alert.
A researcher of security company Arsus has detected a malware that can attack Bluetooth devices. It can be dangerous to keep the Bluetooth ‘ON’ on your mobile phone.
Which Devices hack by malware.
According to the reports, this attack can not only affect smartphones, smartTV, tablets, laptops, loudspeakers and audio systems of vehicles. It is estimated that billions of devices around the world are used of Bluetooth.
The name of this malware is ‘BlueBorne‘. Through this, hackers can access devices that have Bluetooth ON. This may cause your mobile data to be stolen easily.
Arsus said that there may be many more harmful software related to BlueTooth device. There is still so many harmful app which need to identify. “BlueBorne does not ask users to click on any link, but also it need to hack any active bluetooth device with in ten seconds To control the device.
All types of operating systems, including Android, iOS, and Windows, can be hacked easily by bluetooth. Unfortunately, security measures such as End Point Protection, Mobile Data Management, Firewall and Network Security Solutions, were also not prevented by hackers’ bluetooth attacks. Because they were not created to stop all air Attacks. So the only way to avoid such attacks is that your blue tooth should always be closed and turn it on when needed. ”
How to safe your hack android phone
Arms has developed an application that can detect whether your device is safe or not. This app’s name is ‘BlueBorne vulnerability Scanner’.