It Just (Net)works the Truth About iOS 7's Multipeer Connectivity Framework

With the release of iOS 7, Apple has quietly introduced a nifty feature called multipeer connectivity. Using a surprisingly small and simple set of APIs, developers can create applications that have the ability to discover and directly communicate with nearby iOS devices over Bluetooth or WiFi, without the need for an Internet connection. While the multipeer connectivity framework brings the promise of peer-to-peer and mesh networking apps significantly closer to reality, little is known regarding how it actually works behind the scenes and what the risks are for applications leveraging this functionality.

Provided by: SecurityTube.net Topic: Mobility Date Added: Nov 2014 Format: Webcast

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