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Old 11-23-2008, 10:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is browing secure on a blackberry? For instance, I would never access my bank account from a wi-fi connection. Would it safe to do that from my blackberry?
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It is safer from the BlackBerry than from a PC!
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A few links:

Banking with the pearl?


Online banking with Blackberry

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...anking-bb.html
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Yup I trust browsing from BB more than the PC
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Even a wired PC (versus wireless)?
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Even a wired PC (versus wireless)?
Yes because the data flowing through the BlackBerry is encrypted via a proxy server.
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Yup I trust browsing from BB more than the PC
Same here. Banking from the BlackBerry uses a secure connection -- the banks' sites, and mobile sites, use https (SSL), just like on your PC. There are no known exploits, viruses or password stealing trojans for BlackBerrys, whereas there are hundreds if not thousands of them for PCs.
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Thanks for all the responses. I think I'm going to purchase a Blackberry now.
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