Bluejacking - definition of bluejacking by The Free Dictionary
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(Communications & Information) the practice of using one Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone to gain access to another, esp in order to send anonymous text messages
[C21: from Blue(tooth) + (high)jacking]
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is a tactic used by fraudsters to connect to Bluetooth-enabled phones to steal data that includes phonebooks, calendars, texts and other data stored on the phone.
A practice called bluejacking
similarly pushes text or pictures to other Bluetooth devices.
With Bluesnarfing, also called Bluejacking
, hackers use a laptop which scans to find Bluetooth-compatible phones which can then be targeted.