BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-16-2008, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Model: 8830
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Alltel
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default What can someone do with the pin number? etc..

Please Login to Remove!

Hello everyone..

My boss asked me for my pin number today... other than the messaging feature what can she do with it?

I am concerned for my privacy.

Thanks.

-P
Offline  
Old 09-16-2008, 01:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
Retired BBF Moderator
 
Thatzmister2u's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Nor Cal
Model: 9000
PIN: ups! ;)
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 5,890
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Other than bug you with PIN Messages or BB Messenger not much! Please keep in mind that if you are on BES through work that there is no privacy when it comes to your BB.

Good Luck!

E-

Quote:
Originally Posted by Propaganda View Post
Hello everyone..

My boss asked me for my pin number today... other than the messaging feature what can she do with it?

I am concerned for my privacy.

Thanks.

-P
__________________
Unlocked | AT&T BES
*gasp* Un-protected...


www.horizonwirelessonline.com - Unlocks and Repairs
Offline  
Old 09-16-2008, 03:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
CO_BBTechie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Denver
Model: 8310
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 2,044
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Yes yes very true. If you are concerned about your privacy, throw that thing away!
__________________
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
Clifford Stoll
Offline  
Old 09-16-2008, 03:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,679
Post Thanks: 4
Thanked 96 Times in 71 Posts
Default

Let's not get carried away...
Offline  
Old 09-16-2008, 03:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
CO_BBTechie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Denver
Model: 8310
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 2,044
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Oh alright....

But more to the point. I agree that BES is not a place where your privacy is respected.
__________________
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
Clifford Stoll
Offline  
Old 09-18-2008, 12:36 AM   #6 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Model: 8830
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Alltel
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thanks for the replies...

I am not on a BEZ... but they have access to anything they want to know..

Now, what about internet surfing.. can they bring up a log of visited sites?
Offline  
Old 09-18-2008, 09:03 AM   #7 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
heffman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Douglassville, PA
Model: 9650
PIN: N/A
Carrier: VZW
Posts: 148
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

...did your company supply the phone. I would suggest not doing personal business if the phone was provided by them. It's technically their asset and therefore open to their inspection at any time...
__________________
--Heff
Offline  
Old 09-18-2008, 09:56 AM   #8 (permalink)
BBFAQ Sysop
 
ricpac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Philippines
Model: 9700
OS: X 10.6
PIN: Alt+Shift+H
Carrier: GLOBE
Posts: 3,760
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I would have to second that ^^.

If it came from work, it's theirs and you have to use it for nothing else but work. If you are concerned about your privacy, get a different BlackBerry for personal use.
Offline  
Old 09-18-2008, 10:00 AM   #9 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
CO_BBTechie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Denver
Model: 8310
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 2,044
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Propaganda View Post
I am not on a BEZ... but they have access to anything they want to know..
This is confusing? How did you arrive at this conclusion?
__________________
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
Clifford Stoll
Offline  
Old 09-18-2008, 10:02 AM   #10 (permalink)
BBFAQ Sysop
 
ricpac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Philippines
Model: 9700
OS: X 10.6
PIN: Alt+Shift+H
Carrier: GLOBE
Posts: 3,760
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

s/he was probably just confused.
Offline  
Old 03-15-2009, 07:47 AM   #11 (permalink)
New Member
 
Glen1124's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Aberdeen
Model: 8120
OS: 4.5.0.124
PIN: N/A
Carrier: O2
Posts: 13
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Lol Just Your Boss Being Nosey
Offline  
Old 03-15-2009, 07:48 AM   #12 (permalink)
New Member
 
Glen1124's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Aberdeen
Model: 8120
OS: 4.5.0.124
PIN: N/A
Carrier: O2
Posts: 13
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Sorry Got A Bit Carried Away
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





Copyright 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.