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Mind your Bluetooth!

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  1. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy

    Joined Feb 20, 2011
    5,644 posts, 522 likes
    MacGregor, Island Packet 35
    US Tucson, AZ/San Carlos, MX


  2. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    1,842 posts, 263 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    I love my Apple.:ass:
    Jim...
     


  3. SailormanDan

    SailormanDan

    Joined Jan 24, 2009
    336 posts, 53 likes
    1981 Cherubini Hunter 27
    US Alexandria, VA Belle Haven Marina, VA
    The TV show "Person of Interest" used something like this as a way to clone phones and listen in, but I figured it was just made-up for TV. I shouldn't be surprised.
     


  4. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy

    Joined Feb 20, 2011
    5,644 posts, 522 likes
    MacGregor, Island Packet 35
    US Tucson, AZ/San Carlos, MX


  5. Rick486

    Rick486

    Joined Oct 1, 2007
    782 posts, 78 likes
    Hunter 44DS
    US Pt. Judith
    Like anything else, one must be prudent. When I have any of my devices turned on, I shut off wi-fi and blue tooth unless I am specifically using them.
    Easy to forget tho and leave on.
     


  6. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy

    Joined Feb 20, 2011
    5,644 posts, 522 likes
    MacGregor, Island Packet 35
    US Tucson, AZ/San Carlos, MX


  7. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    1,842 posts, 263 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    Yeah I saw all 3 Pacific Tropical Storms, but Max is the worrisome one.

    I saw all 3 Pacific Storms, as I was fading into slumber land, late last night.:snooze:
    Looking at All 6 Storms within 10 days of North America right now.
    Jim...
     


  8. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy

    Joined Feb 20, 2011
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    MacGregor, Island Packet 35
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    I suppose the remnants could affect those hit by the recent earthquake.
     


  9. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    1,842 posts, 263 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    Nope!
    I have my Apple stuff. :tongue:

    "So while the hardening of security mechanisms in iOS’s Bluetooth stack reduces the exposed attack surface..."
    Page 36 of your link for Apple:ass:
    Jim..
     


  10. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    1,842 posts, 263 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    Hurricane's Low Surface Pressure Areas...

    Cause Earthquakes!:yikes:

    Jim..
     


  11. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy

    Joined Feb 20, 2011
    5,644 posts, 522 likes
    MacGregor, Island Packet 35
    US Tucson, AZ/San Carlos, MX
    Large hurricanes, yes. And I wouldn't put such stock in Apple's supposed invulnerability to Blueborne. Page 37.
     



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