Bluesnarfing allows hackers to gain access to data stored on a Bluetooth enabled phone using Bluetooth wireless technology without alerting the phone’s user of the connection made to the device. The information that can be accessed in this manner includes the phonebook and associated images, calendar, and IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity). By setting the device in non-discoverable, it becomes significantly more difficult to find and attack the device. Without specialized equipment the hacker must be within a 10 meter range of the device while running a device with specialized software. Only specific older Bluetooth enabled phones are susceptible to bluesnarfing. [Source: Bluetooth wireless technology Hacking Information]
Bluetooth is defined as being a short-range radio technology (or wireless technology) aimed at simplifying communications among Internet devices and between devices and the Internet. It also aims to simplify data synchronization between Internet devices and other computers. Bluetooth products — that is products using Bluetooth technology — must be qualified and pass interoperability testing […]
Short for printed circuit board or expansion board.
Derived from the slang term of bogus (non-existent or fake), in Internet terminology the the term bogon is often used to describe a bogus IP address; or more specifically, the use of an address or a route object that is not properly authorized by the entity to which the address, or resource, was originally assigned.
Text or graphics elements designed to be used over and over. For example, you could create a boilerplate for a fax message that contains all the standard fax information that doesn’t change, such as your name, address, and phone number. Then whenever you want to create a new fax, you need only insert the boilerplate […]
A font that is darker than the regular face. For example: normal font, boldface font. Most word processors allow you to mark text as boldface.