Bluetooth’s Complexity Has Become a Security Risk

May 22, 2019

Bluetooth is the invisible glue that binds devices together. Which means that when it has bugs, it affects everything from iPhones and Android devices to scooters and even physical authentication keys used to secure other accounts. The order of magnitude can be stunning: The BlueBorne flaw, first disclosed in September 2017, impacted 5 billion PCs, phones, and IoT units. As with any computing standard, there's always the possibility of vulnerabilities…