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Bluetooth is a wireless protocol that we take for granted these days. It's enabled in most of our smart devices including smartphones (where we can perform hands-free calls in our cars) to our smartwatches (allowing Apple users to automatically unlock their Macs with an Apple Watch), to wirelessly connecting our mice and keyboards. The usage case scenarios are simply endless. But with that ease of use and convenience comes some security pitfalls according to a research team from Singapore. Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design have outlined a collection of 12 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) exploits that it has dubbed SweynTooth.  More specifically, SweynTooth affects... Read more...