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Old 10-01-2010, 03:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I believe you're referring to this thread, no? Very interesting read, but not exactly what I'm looking for. I understand BES vs BIS compared to, say, ActiveSync on the iPhone.

I'm interested in device security itself, not the transmission of data. Three dudes lose their smartphones in a cab: 1 blackberry, 1 android device, and 1 iPhone. A hacker picks 'em up and goes to work. My understanding is that it's rather trivial to hack into the iPhone and steal the contents...email, contacts, etc. With Blackberry, I'm told the device is essentially impenetrable. Don't know much about Android.

Anyone know why this is the case? Is there something about Blackberry OS that separates itself from iOS or Android from a device security standpoint?
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