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Impersonating users of 'protest' app Bridgefy was as simple as sniffing Bluetooth handshakes for identifiers

E_Nigma

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The trick with this app is that it makes a mesh over bluetooth that it uses to pass the messages and thus the traffic does not go through the telecom operator and keeps working when mobile signal is suspended in an area. It would be neat if it weren't as insecure.

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