Bluetooth Technology: Security Issues and its Prevention

Open Access

Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 1 | Page : 25-30
By

    A. Singh

  1. Soumya Gupta

  1. Assistant Professor, Bansal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. Student, Bansal Institute of Engineering and Technology Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

Bluetooth is a new RF short range wireless personnel Area Network (PAN) which is designed for wireless communication between different devices. Starting from the headset cable replacement it has been extended to support flexible ad-hoc networks. It is gaining increasing popularity and acceptance in the world today. The current data rate for Bluetooth is 1 Mbps. However, as Bluetooth technology is becoming widespread, vulnerabilities in its security are increasing which can be dangerous to the user’s personal information. This study first gives some background information about Bluetooth system and presents the malicious intervention about the attacks on devices while connecting with other devices during the exchange of data and then it concentrates on specific security measures mainly authentication, encryption.

Keywords: Bluetooth security, pairing, malicious attackers, network security, Man-in-the-middle attack (MIM).

[This article belongs to International Journal of Microwave Engineering and Technology(ijmet)]

How to cite this article: A. Singh, Soumya Gupta Bluetooth Technology: Security Issues and its Prevention ijmet 2021; 8:25-30
How to cite this URL: A. Singh, Soumya Gupta Bluetooth Technology: Security Issues and its Prevention ijmet 2021 {cited 2021 Jun 16};8:25-30. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/ijmet/article=2021/view=90566

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 8
Issue 1
Received June 3, 2021
Accepted June 10, 2021
Published June 16, 2021