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Old 10-03-2011, 08:53 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Default Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

Originally Posted by the-economist View Post
It is a real problem. A mixed case annoying and strong password is near unusable if it needs to be entered every time the device needs unlocking. There is always a tradeoff between security and usability.

I bought the software from the company mentioned in the thread. My letters/numbers 4-digit unlock code was spit out in seconds. The SD card is not even needed, any encrypted single little file from the card does the job.
This needs to be addressed urgently.
Please clarify your last sentence. First you say the SD card isn't needed, then you say "any encrypted single little file from the card does the job". That doesn't make sense the way it you've stated it.

Also, I hope you know that saying "it needs to be addressed urgently" here has no effect on what happens at RIM. RIM doesn't own this forum or read this forum. You should direct your concerns and suggestions to RIM in that respect.
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