bluejacking


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bluejacking

(ˈbluːˌdʒækɪŋ)
n
(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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Bluejacking: It is a way of sending messages with personalized messages, at zero cost, to any bluetooth device, without asking permission to the owner of the device.
Bluejacking: occurs by sending a short tricky text message into authenticated dialog, and the users will be using the access codes of the tricky message, which allows the attacker to take control of the device.
Bluejacking 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.
Between the advantages of using this relative new technology we would like to mark: cable replacement, data transfer, audio and video transfer, remote control, advertising (Bluejacking).
Real Hustle has informed viewers about everything from 'the mustard dip' (an elaborate pickpocketing ruse involving messing a victim's clothes and then pretending to help them clean up) to 'bluejacking' (electronically hijacking a bluetooth mobile phone so that it calls the swindlers' pounds 1.50-a-minute phone-line).
It is feared the video is being used in "bluejacking", in which anonymous clips are sent to other handsets using Bluetooth technology.