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The Register: Linux Bluetooth Hackers Hijack Car Audio

Aug 03, 2005, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Leyden)

"Linux hackers have demonstrated a way to inject or record audio signals from passing cars running insecure Bluetooth hands-free units. The Trifinite group showed how hackers could eavesdrop on passing motorists using a directional antenna and a Linux Laptop running a tool it has developed called Car Whisperer.

"The software was demonstrated during a Bluetooth Security talk at last week's What the Hack hacker festival in The Netherlands..."

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