Will reports of how easy it was for GCHQ to intercept BlackBerry devices hurt the company?
stylor 24 weeks ago
One of the recent revelations from Edward Snowden was that British spies intercepted G20 delegates’ BlackBerry messages and calls in real time at the 2009 summit. The thing that surprised me was that BlackBerry seemed to have been singled out as easy to intercept, when one of the main selling points of BB is that it is more secure than other mobile devices. With this news nearly coinciding with the US release of new BlackBerry models, will it damage the company reputation for security and dampen sales?
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