Bluebugging

Bluebugging

Exploiting a security flaw in earlier Bluetooth phones that enables an attacker to gain control of the phone. Once in control, data can be retrieved and phone conversations can be monitored. See Bluetooth glossary.
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Bluebugging "gives you the ability to take full control of the [victim's] phone itself to a level where you can make calls, send SMS [text] messages, read received SMS messages, edit the phone book, delete entries, whatever you want," says Laurie, who is now working with Martin Herfurt to test the limits of this capability.
Laurie explains the risk of bluebugging, again through an anecdote in which his friend has played the victim.