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Leaky Bluetooth Technology Makes User’s Privacy Unsecured

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Researchers from security firm Context have revealed that devices using embedded Bluetooth Low Energy technology, such as in the iPhone and fitness trackers, can be easily tracked from up to 100m way. Scott Lester, a senior researcher at Context, said: “Many people wearing fitness devices don’t realizae that they are ...

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BLE as a Start of Smart Ready Devices

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BLE is gaining ground in mobile phones and is supported by iOS5 and later, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8, Android 4.3 and later, as well as the BlackBerry 10. “By 2018, more than 90 percent of Bluetooth-enabled smartphones are expected to be Smart Ready devices,” said Bluetooth SIG, which means it ...

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Secure Credit Card Payment is being Improved by Intel

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Intel is partnering with European payment solutions provider Ingenico Group to develop a tablet that will support near-field communication (NFC) and Eurocard, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) chip cards—payment methods that banks use to help thwart credit card fraud, according to officials with both companies. That announcement came a day after ...

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