[gnome-bluetooth] bluetooth: always on?

Edd Dumbill edd at usefulinc.com
Sat Jul 10 16:48:37 BST 2004

On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 17:31 +0200, gabor wrote:
> hi,
> first: thanks for gnome-bluetooth. finally i can easily send files between my phone and my laptop  :)
> what is the usualy way you/people use bluetooth?
> do you always have bluetooth enabled on your phone?
> or only when you want to transfer something?
> i have heard many contradictional arguments about bluetooth vulnerabilites.
> what''t the truth? :))
> i usually have bluetooth enabled but not discoverable. will i be safe?

that's what i do too.  for most models of phone this is OK, but i
encourage you to check with your phone manufacturer for security

-- Edd

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