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Users of Flipper Zero on Android, iOS, and Windows have a lot to talk about after the latest software update. The Xtreme alternative firmware gives Flipper Zero users a slightly unorthodox method of communicating with nearby mobile devices and personal computers.
For a short time after updating to the new firmware, Apple device owners could be "busted" with persistent alerts delivered over Bluetooth, all the way up to the point where the devices were locked. Android users laughed at this. However, the program's capabilities have recently grown, and now Android and Windows-based devices are also at risk.
Flipper Zero's capacity to run the BLE Spam application is unlocked once the testing version of Xtreme firmware is installed. The program provides multiple attack options, each tailored to the specific platform being attacked. The "Android Device Pair" option allows the Flipper Zero to "drop" smartphones within its action radius to initiate a Bluetooth pairing with them.
Inundate Android-based Smartphones with Bluetooth
It's important to remember that this interaction doesn't cause malicious code to be executed, but rather acts as a DoS (Denial of Service) attack by constantly popping up and making it difficult to use the device normally. The problem will persist until either the user or Flipper Zero leaves the Bluetooth range.
Swift Pair makes attacks on Windows computers less disruptive by only generating system tray notifications. Turning off Bluetooth is the only foolproof method of avoiding such dangers.
The situation with Flipper Zero's updates highlights the significance of keeping an eye on your devices' security and the ease with which today's technology can be misused.