Today we know that Cyber attacks are wireless , ‘BlueBorne’ – the malicious virus spreads from one device to another via Bluetooth and allows hackers to take control of their devices.
Security researchers over at Armis Labs have published a severe vulnerability that can allow cyber criminal to use Bluetooth connections and it allows to place a malware on systems or steal credentials.
Device such as smartphones, desktops, entertainment systems and medical devices running on any of the major computing platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows and Linux are potentially vulnerable to Blueborne.
Beware of Blueborne that flows device to device. Recently Technical whitepaper has been published that BlueBorne is particularly dangerous not only because of its massive scale, but because the loopholes actually facilitate remote code execution as well as Man-in-The-Middle attacks.
Google released the BlueBorne fixes to its OEM partners on August 7th, 2017. The patches were made available to users around the world as part of the September Security Update Bulletin, which was officially released on the 4th of this month.
Safeguard Your device
The best way to safeguard your device from BlueBorne vector is to update your device with the latest security patches deployed from operating system (OS) developers or original equipment makers (OEMs).
Most of the OEMs and OS developers have already started releasing patches to address the vulnerabilities associated with BlueBorne vector.
Armis Labs has released an Android app to help people check if they are vulnerable.
You can Check how Blueborne attacks on Android , Windows , iOS , Linux published by Armis https://www.armis.com/blueborne.