Experts told about the Bluetooth virus attacking the next device in 10 seconds
According to the publication Wired, the specialists of the company Armis Labs have discovered a new virus BlueBorne, which may spread and infect the gadgets via Bluetooth without user intervention.
According to experts, BlueBorne can lead to the same mass infection as the virus-cryptographer WannaCry attacked in the spring, a variety of devices. Infection can occur within 10 seconds after when scanning nearby devices with Bluetooth turned on is detected vulnerability.
Commenting on a virus, Apple said that BlueBorne not a terrible system on iOS 10 and later, Windows has released an update without vulnerability to the virus back in July, Google released an update in August, but its installation can take some time. Linux is also developing the way of protection.
Recall that mass infection of computers in 150 countries virus WannaCry, extorting money, occurred in may. According to expert estimates, the organizers of the attack might make it about $50 thousand