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Bleah – Hack Smart Devices using BLE Scanner.

If you are looking for a BLE scanner for smart devices. “BLEAH” is the perfect choice for you. People often have many doughts regarding Bleah. Therefore, in this article, we gonna kill them all.


This tool is developed by Simone’s evilsocket’. It is based on the BluePy library. Using Bleah is quite easy. In this article, we gonna cover everything.


Installing Bleah:

First, you need to update your Linux system. So as to prevent any further errors while you install the tool. To do so just use the following command:

apt-get update

Install bluepy from source:

git clone https://github.com/IanHarvey/bluepy.git

cd bluepy

python setup.py build

sudo python setup.py install

Final install :

git clone https://github.com/evilsocket/bleah.git

cd bleah

python setup.py build

sudo python setup.py install

How to use Bleah?

After you’ve finished installing your Bleah scanner. Now it’s time to use it. Using this tool is also quite easy to do.

You can even use -h command to find the usage menu.

usage: bleah [-h] [-i HCI] [-t TIMEOUT] [-s SENSITIVITY] [-b MAC] [-f] [-e] [-u UUID] [-d DATA] [-r DATAFILE]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -i HCI, --hci HCI     HCI device index.
  -t TIMEOUT, --timeout TIMEOUT
                        Scan delay, 0 for continuous scanning.
                        dBm threshold.
  -b MAC, --mac MAC     Filter by device address.
  -f, --force           Try to connect even if the device doesn't allow to.
  -e, --enumerate       Connect to available devices and perform services
  -u UUID, --uuid UUID  Write data to this characteristic UUID (requires --mac
                        and --data).
  -d DATA, --data DATA  Data to be written.
  -r DATAFILE, --datafile DATAFILE
                        Read data to be written from this file.


After reading this article you have understood to use the Bleah. If you face any issue regarding the installation or usage of the tools. You can contact us via the comment section below. Our Linux support team will reply to you as soon as possible.



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