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Old 09-29-2011, 12:35 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Default Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

Originally Posted by ndub33 View Post
Let's go back to the house window analogy. If you used the open bedroom window to break into my house, but I have locked the bedroom door from the outside, you ceratinly have gained access to my bedroom-but no where else in my house.
Bad analogy.
Recovering the device password off the media card does in fact give you access to the entire device. Once you know what the password is, the device is compromised. (Assuming you have physical possession of said device.)

Make no mistake about it... if this software does what it says it does, it's a security problem and headache that RIM is going to need to face.
The last thing they need is more bad press... so just the fact that this news is "out there", whether confirmed or not, is going to be a big deal for RIM.
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