Thwart the Bluetooth hack
This week, California, like a growing portion of America is now 'handsfree'. As of July 1st, mobile phone use in cars became prohibited without the use of a headset.
If you happen to choose a wireless Bluetooth over a wired option...beware. It is not a secure technology. At all.
Bluetooth transmits a radius of up to 35 feet. So, if you elect to use your bluetooth while walking around, know that a moderately talented hacker can easily eavesdrop.
Broadcasting from outside a bluetooth-packed Starbucks, Josh Wright gives us an excellent rundown on your vulnerability. Josh specializes in cyber security for the SANS Institute.
The Bluetooth hack may seem as harmless and comical as an episode of The Office (Jim pairs his phone with Dwight's, rerouting calls and driving Dwight through the roof). But don't be so naive.