NPR reports on BlueSniper rifle that sniffs/hacks up to 1 mile away

by Todd Ogasawara

NPR has a streaming audio interview with USC student John Hering who built a BlueSniper rifle that can sniff and potentially exploit discoverable Bluetooth devices up to a mile away.
NPR reports that

Hering, cofounder of a wireless security think tank called Flexilis, says he uses the "rifle" only to determine security vulnerabilities, not to actually hack wireless devices to obtain personal information.


You find a text piece and a link to the streaming audio on NPR at:


'Rifle' Sniffs Out Vulnerability in Bluetooth Devices





First toothing, now BlueSniper? What's next?