Blog Posts Tagged with "Blackberry"

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Back to BlackBerry: Frustrated Mobile Users Reject BYOD for the Former Market Leader

August 05, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

Thanks to what some say are restrictive Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and remote access policies, some mobile devices users in the corporate world are rebelling against BYOD – specifically, they don’t want their personal mobile devices to be controlled by their employer’s IT administrators.

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Top Five Mobile Operating System Options

April 20, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Five major players have floated to the top, dominating a major chunk of the mobile operating systems market. It used to be that people chose their phone only by their carrier and what brands they offered. Today many choose their phone based on the manufacturer and its operating system...

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A Brief History of Smartphone Insecurity

April 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Statistics show that the targeting of mobile devices by criminal hackers continues to grow more intense. Brad Reed has an excellent article that traces the brief history of smartphone insecurity, listing the top smartphone vulnerability exploits of the last five years...

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RIM Advises BlackBerry Users to Disable JavaScript

March 17, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A successful exploit could allow the attacker to use the BlackBerry Browser to access user data stored on the media card and in the built-in media storage on the BlackBerry smartphone, but not to access user data that the email, calendar and contact applications store in the application storage...

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Zeus Trojan Migrates to Blackberry OS

March 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The malware allows remote access of infected Blackberry devices by the attacker, who can then change the SMS message default number, add a new device administrator, control blocked call lists, and even turn the device on and off...

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Black Day for Blackberry Users in India

August 19, 2010 Added by:Sudha Nagaraj

It is a sad day for information security, consumer privacy and encryption technology. All the advancements in securing information flow on the Net, protecting customer confidentiality, and improving encryption methodologies will be brought to naught with one regulatory stroke...

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Privacy or National Security?

August 06, 2010 Added by:Ray Tan

Research In Motion executives are fond of saying that their platform is more secure than other mobile providers. If you’re using your BlackBerry to send encrypted emails to or from the Russia, China or soon from India, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, all of these security questions are moot...

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The Devil in the Downloads

October 08, 2009 Added by:Sudha Nagaraj

Just when the Blackberry has moved over to the consumer segment from the business user segment, a host of security issues plague smartphones. With competition gearing up among smartphone makers, the stress is on innovative applications to drive sales.

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