Ubertooth – Open-Source Bluetooth Sniffing

Background A few years ago, some security minded people and academics started looking into BlueTooth (BT) sniffing. ┬áCommercial solutions were expensive, and the community really needed something cheap/affordable. The names: Dominic Spill & Andrea Bittau, I think were the pioneers that discovered that some cheap $30(USD) BT dongles could be re-flashed to a firmware that supported BT sniffing, and they created the Open-Source program csrsniff (http://darkircop.org/bt/bt.tgz), that allowed you to…