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Brilliant Boston boffins blow big borehole in Bluetooth's ballyhooed barricades: MAC addy randomization broken

By Shaun Nichols 12 Jul 2019 at 21:07

A team of US academics have proposed a simple method to defeat the Bluetooth LE standard's anti-tracking measures. David Strobinski, David Li, and Johannes Becker at Boston University told The Register how they found that the MAC randomization system of Bluetooth LE, designed to thwart the tracking of devices, transmits...

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