Experts Insight On Purdue Findings That Billions Of Devices Vulnerable To New ‘BLESA’ Bluetooth Security Flaw

It has been reported that, according to Purdue University researchers, billions of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and IoT devices are using Bluetooth software stacks that are vulnerable to a new security flaw disclosed over the summer.


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Dr. Anton Grashion, EMEA Director ,  Corelight
September 18, 2020
This vulnerability is yet another example that nothing is flawless from a security perspective in this world.
This vulnerability is yet another example that nothing is flawless from a security perspective in this world. However, accepting this simple fact that is actually empowering: Once we have done this, we can put procedures and measures in place to help us find potential problems in our network as fast as possible. It is for this reason that the concept of NDR is gaining traction so quickly; As an in ....
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Chris Hauk, Consumer Privacy Champion,  Pixel Privacy
September 18, 2020
This is just the latest discovery to involve security issues with Bluetooth connections.
This is just the latest discovery to involve security issues with Bluetooth connections. It is a constant back and forth between Bluetooth radio manufacturers, who scramble to fix flaws via firmware updates, and bad actors that scramble to exploit the flaws before they're fixed. This recent flaw appears to affect users of numerous devices, including iOS and Android. Unfortunately, as it has been ....
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Boris Cipot, Senior Sales Engineer ,  Synopsys
September 18, 2020
Security savvy individuals would not mind doing so, however, the majority would see this as a burden.
As with any piece of technology we use today, there is the potential that they could be employed incorrectly. We usually hear about instances of cloud storage not being correctly configured, resulting in a significant data leak. In this case, whereby communication technology enterprises are not deploying the necessary security procedures, is nothing new. Rather, it is a shortcut. These shortcuts t ....
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