When i saw this I figured I needed to wait to talk about it until the REAL story came out. Almost all media outlets(new and old) now use sensational headlines based on either old data or not data at all for clickbaiting. This “story” is no different.
The headline screams dutch police have cracked Blackberry. What they failed to mention in any detail is this against a Blackberry 9720 and attacked third party PGP software. BBOS itself then wasn’t attacked but the third party encryption software. If this third party software was not updated(and it most likely wasn’t) then that is where the vulnerability is..NOT the operating system itself. Blackberry is still secure folks…much more secure than Apple or Android.
Here’s the text from the Market Ticker’s story: