1. paranee2's Avatar
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    BlackBerry Priv and Dtek50

    Android bug fear in 900 million phones - BBC News

    Good luck BlackBerry

    Now BlackBerry join the unsecured phone rows

    Posted via CB10
    08-08-16 07:11 AM
  2. jaydee5799's Avatar
    a fact of life for the future going forward, huh? some people make it their life's work to exploit flaws. No one is safe.
    08-08-16 08:05 AM
  3. conite's Avatar
    The user actually has to install a malicious app to become vulnerable. Safe computing 101.
    techvisor, cgk and AZN like this.
    08-08-16 08:13 AM
  4. Orange UK's Avatar
    The user actually has to install a malicious app to become vulnerable. Safe computing 101.
    As jaydee5799 says no one is safe, but once upon a time BB users were, a malicious app would never have got past BB engineers, and now ? When your game is security...play your cards to win or dont play to youre own demise.
    08-08-16 03:07 PM
  5. conite's Avatar
    As jaydee5799 says no one is safe, but once upon a time BB users were, a malicious app would never have got past BB engineers, and now ? When your game is security...play your cards to win or dont play to youre own demise.
    You have to intentionally disable a major security feature of your Android device, and subsequently install the malicious app from a 3rd party source.

    Even after all that, BlackBerry Android is only vulnerable to 1 out of the 4 issues, and I doubt that would get by BlackBerry Integrity Detection either real time, or on boot. The last issue is scheduled to be patched in 3 weeks or sooner.
    08-08-16 03:13 PM
  6. Orange UK's Avatar
    You have to intentionally disable a major security feature of your Android device, and subsequently install the malicious app from a 3rd party source.

    Even after all that, BlackBerry Android is only vulnerable to 1 out of the 4 issues, and I doubt that would get by BlackBerry Integrity Detection either real time, or on boot. The last issue is scheduled to be patched in 3 weeks or sooner.
    What a impressive sales pitch for a security market leader "BlackBerry Android is ONLY vulnerable to 1 out of the 4 issues, and I doubt that would get by BlackBerry Integrity Detection either real time, or on boot. The LAST issue is scheduled to be patched in 3 weeks or sooner"


    Corporate customers will have BBA devices flying off the storage facility shelves... the LAST issue will forever be a security issue with BBA...it is built on Android.
    08-08-16 03:31 PM
  7. conite's Avatar
    What a impressive sales pitch for a security market leader "BlackBerry Android is ONLY vulnerable to 1 out of the 4 issues, and I doubt that would get by BlackBerry Integrity Detection either real time, or on boot. The LAST issue is scheduled to be patched in 3 weeks or sooner"


    Corporate customers will have BBA devices flying off the storage facility shelves... the LAST issue will forever be a security issue with BBA...it is built on Android.
    Yes, it is very impressive for a theoretical exploit that has never been discovered in the wild.

    BB10 was never under this level of scrutiny, so it's hard to know how it would have fared if it too had been adopted by 83% of the world.

    You also conveniently left out the part of having to disable a major security feature of the device in order for it to be made vulnerable.
    CerveloJohn likes this.
    08-08-16 03:41 PM
  8. anon(9353145)'s Avatar
    New drinking game:

    Every time someone starts a new thread about the 'potential 900M Android users' vulnerability, everyone has to do a shot, lol.
    08-08-16 03:48 PM
  9. Invictus0's Avatar
    As jaydee5799 says no one is safe, but once upon a time BB users were, a malicious app would never have got past BB engineers, and now ?
    When was this?
    08-08-16 03:49 PM
  10. conite's Avatar
    New drinking game:

    Every time someone starts a new thread about the 'potential 900M Android users' vulnerability, everyone has to do a shot, lol.
    I'm already hammered.
    anon(9353145) and AZN like this.
    08-08-16 03:49 PM
  11. Orange UK's Avatar
    Yes, it is very impressive for a theoretical exploit that has never been discovered in the wild.

    BB10 was never under this level of scrutiny, so it's hard to know how it would have fared.
    It was discovered, thus it was always a threat...BBOS ? BB10 ? no... Android YES, Chen going Android was never going to enhance anything for BB as a security company or its public perception of such, and the pudding has now been served cold.


    BBA is not secure, where one flaw exists others do too...



    Stupidity to ever associate BB brand with Android - they are polar ends of the spectrum of 'SECURITY'


    BB10 needs hardware devices that beats yet undercuts Apple, a few short term loss leaders to break even on, build market share...that will never be with BBA OS
    08-08-16 03:50 PM
  12. anon(9353145)'s Avatar
    It was discovered, thus it was always a threat...BBOS ? BB10 ? no... Android YES, Chen going Android was never going to enhance anything for BB as a security company or its public perception of such, and the pudding has now been served cold.


    BBA is not secure, where one flaw exists others do too...



    Stupidity to ever associate BB brand with Android - they are polar ends of the spectrum of 'SECURITY'


    BB10 needs hardware devices that beats yet undercuts Apple, a few short term loss leaders to break even on, build market share...that will never be with BBA OS
    You sound like you need a drink as well, lol.
    08-08-16 03:54 PM
  13. conite's Avatar
    It was discovered, thus it was always a threat...BBOS ? BB10 ? no... Android YES, Chen going Android was never going to enhance anything for BB as a security company or its public perception of such, and the pudding has now been served cold.


    BBA is not secure, where one flaw exists others do too...



    Stupidity to ever associate BB brand with Android - they are polar ends of the spectrum of 'SECURITY'


    BB10 needs hardware devices that beats yet undercuts Apple, a few short term loss leaders to break even on, build market share...that will never be with BBA OS
    Again you are ignoring the fact that you have to intentionally disable a major security feature in order to be vulnerable to this attack.

    Bb10 was a multibillion-dollar fiasco. Consumers did not want it. Enterprise did not want it. There is no more question of bb10 vs Blackberry Android. The question is BB Android versus nothing at all.

    Blackberry hardened Nougat will be as secure as bb10.
    TgeekB likes this.
    08-08-16 04:36 PM
  14. paranee2's Avatar
    !?

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    08-08-16 05:00 PM
  15. Ecm's Avatar
    Please join the earliest discussion, here: Quadrooter vulnerability article names PRIV as vulnerable
    08-08-16 07:14 PM

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