What is Bluetooth Hacking?
Bluetooth hacking is a technique used to get information from another Bluetooth enabled device without any permissions from the host. This event takes place due to security flaws in the Bluetooth technology. It is also known as Bluesnarfing. Bluesnarfing is different from Bluejacking, Bluejacking is harmless as it does not expose your personal information. Bluetooth hacking is not limited to cell phones, but is also used to hack PDAs, Laptops and desktop computers. Bluetooth hacking is illegal and can lead to serious consequences.
Following are threats a person can face when his/her mobile phone gets bluesnarfed: