BlackBerry’s so-called ‘secure’ Android smartphone is never going to receive operating system updates.
Ciphr, a company which offers encryption services for smartphone users, claims that a rival firm are behind a data dump of its customers’ email addresses and IMEI numbers.
David Bisson reports.
BlackBerry keeps its promises, releasing the first regular security patch for its PRIV Android phone.
BlackBerry and its rivals couldn’t be further apart it seems, telling federal conference delegates that the company is a strong believer in providing law enforcement agencies with methods to lawfully intercept communications.
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.
There’s a shady industry out there of businesses that sell spyware apps that market themselves to jealous partners, domestic abusers and stalkers, keen to spy upon others.
Learn more on the Hot for Security blog.
Private photographs which appear to be naked shots of reality TV star Kim Kardashian and actress Vanessa Hudgens have leaked online.
But is that a BlackBerry in the (alleged) Kim Kardashian’s hand?
He’s only too aware, of course, about how the mobile phone conversations of world leaders can be spied upon.
Another PR nightmare for BlackBerry, as its BBM for iOS and Android launch is halted after an unreleased version of the BBM for Android app was posted online.
Do you want BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) on your Android phone? BlackBerry announced that BBM will be going multi-platform later this year, becoming available to iPhone and Android users.
But beware fake apps in the Google Play store.
Malicious hackers could create a boobytrapped TIFF image file and either trick a BlackBerry smartphone user into visiting a webpage carrying the image, or embed the malicious image directly into an email or instant message…
..and plant malware on your enterprise server.
Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.
This isn’t just about losing an expensive phone - there’s also the threat of losing your data and money.
Learn how to better protect your phone.
A popular smartphone app used by the gay community to hook-up with similarly-minded people in their vicinity suffers from a serious security vulnerability that could expose personal information and explicit photos that they have been sent.
Police in the UAE have given a surprising explanation for a dramatic fall in traffic accidents last week: drivers’ BlackBerrys weren’t working.
Was BlackBerry’s service outage the real reason for better road safety - or were other factors at play?
Millions of BlackBerry owners around the world have been feeling the pain this week as messaging and email systems collapsed in a service outage.
Which is hardly the ideal time for a BlackBerry-related hoax to be spread.
RIM warns that a number of vulnerabilities have been found in its enterprise software (known as BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or BES).
If left unpatched, they could be exploited by malicious hackers.
Hackers have defaced the BlackBerry blog, angry at RIM’s announcement that they would help the authorities investigate who was responsible for riots which have hit London.