Dangerous ‘Bluetooth attack’ call, alert for millions of devices

Bluetooth is one such connectivity technology, which is used from inexpensive to very expensive devices and it is also an essential part of many audio devices.

Bluetooth has become a part of smartphones to audio devices and gadgets, but it can also be the reason for the attack. Bluetooth used to transfer data between devices has brought a threat to millions of devices and this has been revealed in CNET’s latest report.

The organization associated with data transfer technology has talked about BLURtoth, which is causing damage to many smart devices.

According to the report, due to a Bluetooth flaw, attackers can easily access the security-key used between two Bluetooth devices. After doing this, the attacker can damage any Bluetooth device by connecting it to the Victim’s device.

This issue was reported by Cross-Transport Derivation (CTKD) and the component setting the authentication-key between the two devices is responsible for this

According to the report, due to a Bluetooth flaw, attackers can easily access the security-key used between two Bluetooth devices. After doing this, the attacker can damage any Bluetooth device by connecting it to the Victim’s device.

This issue was reported by Cross-Transport Derivation (CTKD) and the component setting the authentication-key between the two devices is responsible for this

The patch can be found soon
Devices on the risk of dangerous attacks, according to the report, are devices with Bluetooth 4.0 and 5.0. After this, a built-in safety mechanism is given in 5.1 standard, which removes this flaw. However, it is a matter of concern that the users have not been informed about this till now by the manufacturers.

Devices should be given a patch update as soon as possible to fix this flaw. In such a situation, it would be better to keep updating your devices.

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