RIM plays down BlackBerry hack threat
A new threat that could make BlackBerry devices vulnerable to attack requires "several reaching assumptions", according to Research In Motion. The BBProxy attack, demonstrated by security specialist Jesse D'Aguanno, opens a back channel bypassing the organisation's gateway security mechanisms between the hacker and the inside of the victim's network.
"The scenario depicted makes several reaching assumptions about a BlackBerry Enterprise Server deployment," said RIM in a statement. RIM plays down BlackBerry hack threat - Security - www.itnews.com.au
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