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Study of BlackBerry Proof-of-Concept Malicious Applications (Whitepaper)
From: Mayank Aggarwal <aggarwam () ece osu edu>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 11:26:18 -0500 (EST)

Hello All,

SMobile’s Global Threat Center (GTC) has released a research study on proof of concept malicious applications for 
BlackBerry platform. This research exposes the weakened security posture of BlackBerry device that operate under the 
BlackBerry Internet Service environment. The proof of concept applications discussed in this research are developed to 
examine the response of BlackBerry inbuilt security framework. Through this research, SMobile concludes that there are 
certain instances of attacks that may be successful in bypassing the security framework of BlackBerry and poses a 
significant threat to privacy and confidentiality of the user. This research paper can be downloaded here:



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