BlueSniper Rifle and More Fun Bluetooth ExploitsWired News has a story about the BlueSniper rifle, a yagi-antenna and scope affixed to a gun-like stock that this week broke a distance record for BlueSnarfing (pulling up phone book and text message information from insecure Bluetooth-enabled phones) by slurping data from a Nokia 6310i from 1.1 miles away. There's more to the article than just the BlueSniper, too, including other hacks like Bluebug, an exploit that allows someone to silently instruct your phone to make a call to another phone, thus allowing someone to eavesdrop on your conversations with your own phone.

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