Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) released 16 new security vulnerabilities, with the codename BrakTooth (, affecting a wide range of Bluetooth classic (BR/EDR) implementations. The report, done in collaboration with the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), was led by Assistant Professor Sudipta Chattopadhyay ( from SUTD’s ASSET (Automated Systems SEcuriTy) Research Group ( The details of the news can be found on SUTD website:

The above discovery has got some excellent coverage and response worldwide, which the research group believe is a breakthrough from the earlier SweynTooth discovery ( Some of the most important coverage include:

PC Mag Magazine:
Hacker News:
Bleeping Computer:
Threatpost (Kaspersky):
Heise online: (an important medium in Germany) (German)
German Federal Office for Information Security alert: