Contact Tracing App Not Safe if Bluetooth Vulnerability Not Fixed


Contact Tracing App Not Safe if Bluetooth Vulnerability Not Fixed

Recently Google and Apple announce in their collaboration to create a contact tracking application for it user to enable to trace all those who have came in-contact with any corona-virus infect person.

This is one of the most brilliant idea i have came across in other to fast trace infect people but it also became a death trap when acronis co-founder and technology president Stas Protassov ; said the Bluetooth software or app we have on our mobile device and laptop has reported several critical vulnerabilities in the past.

On February  researcher discovered a bluetooth bug on andriod 6.0 which  patched was released recently , and several other device/mobilephone  with no security update for it users to update their device,leaving hacker easy access to hunt .

"People will want to download these apps to help curb the pandemic, but they also need to be aware of the cyber protection risks they are taking on. Only install official apps," Protassov said

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