In order to carry out a Bluesmack attack we are going to use a part of the built-in BlueZ stack to make things happen. This can be a very effective attack against a Bluetooth device, it can effectively leave the victim no choice but to shut off their device, their Bluetooth, or move out of range.
- First, let's use hciconfig at the Terminal to confirm that our Bluetooth adapter is on and recognized:
The results of the command will look something like the following screenshot:
From this screenshot you can see that the Bluetooth adapter is labeled with an address (much like a MAC address on a physical network adapter). ...