bluesnarfing

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bluesnarfing (ˈbluːˌsnɑːfɪŋ)
 
n
the practice of using one Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone to steal contact details, ring tones, images, etc from another
 
[C21: from Blue(tooth) + snarf]

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Main Entry:  bluesnarfing
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the theft of information from a wireless device through Bluetooth connection, often between phones, desktops, laptops, and PDAs
Example:  Only specific older Bluetooth enabled phones are susceptible to bluesnarfing.
Usage:  computing
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