RIM fixes BlackBerry security flaw

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has issued a software fix for its mobile email service after flaws were revealed at a hacking conference over the holiday season.

A speaker called 'FX', from the Phenoelit hacking group, revealed the flaws on 30 December at the 22nd annual Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin.

If exploited the flaws could have caused a denial of service attack against BlackBerry handhelds and email servers. RIM fixes BlackBerry security flaw - vnunet.com

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