What is BLE?

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is a personal area network using wireless technology to transmit data. It is designed by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. The main purpose is the technology is reducing power consumption. It targets devices like fitness trackers, beacons, watches, mobile phones, etc. Most of the current mobile operating systems already support Bluetooth Low Energy.

Security tools

The following security tools are linked to BLE and are worth investigating.

  • Btlejack (Bluetooth Low Energy Swiss-army knife)
  • BTLE-Sniffer (fingerprint Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices)
  • Expliot (IoT security testing and exploitation framework)