bluesnarfing

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bluesnarfing

(ˈbluːˌsnɑːfɪŋ)
n
(Communications & Information) the practice of using one Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone to steal contact details, ring tones, images, etc from another
[C21: from Blue(tooth) + snarf]
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