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BBM for Android? 100,000 users duped into downloading fake app

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.


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BlackBerry outage, video apologies, a hoax and Ronnie Corbett

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.


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More BlackBerry image problems: RIM warns of BES security vulnerabilities

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.


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BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots

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.


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Boobytrapped PDFs pose threat to BlackBerry users

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Who’s next for a smartphone virus?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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