Security Hole Claimed for BlackBerrys (Washington Post)

New research released over the weekend indicated that BlackBerrys — the ubiquitous handheld devices favored by on-the-go types — are vulnerable to a security hole that could let attackers break in to the gadgets by convincing users to open a specially crafted image file attached to an e-mail.

The information was released at the 22nd Chaos Communication Congress hacker convention in Berlin by this guy — “FX” of the security research group Phenoelit.

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[via Slashdot]

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