[Dshield] Thoughts on Blackberry Security?

Fitton, Robert (Bob) Rfitton at laborready.com
Wed Oct 6 21:04:34 GMT 2004


On Wed Oct 6, Wayne Beckham said:

>SOOOOO, their email, is being sent clear text.
>Problem #2 - I read that a blackberry has no passwords,
>local data encryption, etc.
>a stolen blackberry is a thief's dream.  

I'm new to the blackberry recently issued to me, but it does have a
password.  It times out and locks after a preset length of idle time
(max is one hour - I have to keep unlocking the damn thing).  How good
it is (whether you can get around it easily) I do not know.

Bob



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