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Old 03-12-2011, 04:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Blackberry Security

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Originally Posted by rambo47 View Post
I'm not so concerned about security when the hackers had to be handed an UNLOCKED device and direct the browser to their own custom-made hacking site. It's interesting as a proof-of-concept exercise and food for thought, but it's still not a significant threat. Also of note is that they did it on a Safari-based browser. AFAIK, nobody has done this with the older browser.
This exploit was webkit browser based, but as they said, the OS is secure because it's obscure, not because of it's design as many claim. You should be worried. Smartphones are the next big hack target, BBs are not immune.
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