A Framework for Detecting Bluetooth Mobile Worms

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Executive Summary

Bluetooth is an industrial standard for wireless specification for wireless Personal Area Network (PAN). In recent years, Bluetooth technology has become a standard in mobile devices such as cell phone so smart phones and Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) for short range communication. There is a new era of worm attack on these horrible devices through Bluetooth. Few years back worms on cell phones and mobile devices were more like science fiction but these days it is more than a reality. This paper main concern is to detect and prevent malicious propagated code over the Bluetooth network to reduce the chances of epidemic. It proposes a framework for detecting Bluetooth worms on public locations such as airports and sports arenas.

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