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Bluejacking Technology: Overview, Key Challenges and Initial Research

Author(s): Ratika Bali

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology
ISSN 2231-5381

Volume: 4;
Issue: 7;
Start page: 3020;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Bluejacking | Bluejackaddict | Bluetooth Exchange | OBEX | vCard.

The mobile phone technology has developed tremendously in the past forty years since its invention in 1973 owing to its unique, wiring sans and fixation free networked system. Mobile phones have been espoused as an everyday technology, omnipresent at every physical location. Initially used merely as a communicative device to facilitate a channel for mediated conversation, the usage of mobile phones has been diversified progressively. One such appropriation is bluejacking, the technique of relaying anonymous, unwanted and unsolicited short messages via vCard functionality over Bluetooth to Bluetooth-enabled devices using the OBEX (OBject EXchange) protocol. This paper provides an overview of the Bluejacking Technology

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