Definitions

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  • n. The theft of information from a wireless device through a Bluetooth connection, often between phones, desktops, laptops, or PDAs.

Etymologies

Blue(tooth) + snarfing. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Along similar lines, a process known as "bluesnarfing" takes advantage of wireless connections to intercept data and information.

  • You've heard of bluejacking - now meet 'bluesnarfing'

    ZDNET.com.au

  • BlueBugging: A craze originally jumpstarted by a Malaysian IT Professional, bluebugging not to be confused with bluesnarfing allows a more skilled person to illegally access a cellular phone via Bluetooth wireless technology.

    Gizmodo

  • This makes the USB port one of the most vulnerable points of attack for stealing sensitive and confidential data such as customer records, bank account numbers, patient medical records and internal account information. bluesnarfing ", which involves the theft of information from a wireless device through a Bluetooth connection, often between phones, desktops, laptops, and PDAs.

    IT Management from ComputerWeekly.com

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