Category: Security

A Closer Look At NetQin Anti-Virus v4.0, Free Anti-Virus For BlackBerry

March 28, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

It’s not that it’s a necessity for Anti-Virus at this point on a BlackBerry. But NetQin is more than just anti-virus. I’ve been using it since launch and wanted to share with our readers my impressions of it. So what is NetQin and what makes it an app you’d want?

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NetQin Antivirus v4.6 FREE BETA Available in the BlackBerry App World

March 23, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

There are several anti-virus mobile software apps available, and a few are for the BlackBerry. NetQin was founded in 2005 and has been available to other devices with the following solutions based on cloud-computing: anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, privacy protection, and data backup and recovery, and data management and used by 72 million users. NetQin was […]

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Three Security Researchers Reveal Multiple Webkit Browser Vulnerabilities at Pwn2Own 2011

March 11, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The Pwn2Own hacking contest first began in 2007. It’s a contest where hackers can reveal vulnerabilities and gives the security community a chance to see their flaws and fix them. With BlackBerry OS 6 came the webkit browser, which has been exposed as being vulnerable. Check out what happened at the CanSecWest conference.

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Review: BlackBerry Protect v1.0.10.25

March 9, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

We were really excited to be able to be part of the beta program.  This should be one of the first things you download out of BlackBerry App World if you haven’t already. BlackBerry Protect is designed to give you that  extra protection by protecting your information on your device should it go missing. And […]

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SmrtGuard For BlackBerry v2.87, Be On Your Guard

March 8, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

In honor of NCPW, I’m reminding you of some of the great applications that are out there and available for your BlackBerry. SmrtGuard is one of my faves. It’s one of the ultimate security apps for your phone, giving you peace of mind. Check it out…

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Hot! PrivacyStar Giveaway For Our Readers In Honor Of National Consumer Protection Week

March 5, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

A big thanks goes out to PrivacyStar for giving us three subscriptions to give to our readers in a giveaway.This app is a great app that protects you from receiving unwanted calls and allows you to file complaints for unwanted calls.  PrivacyStar subscribers just passed a great milestone, check it out…

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Call Box By The Jared Company Protects Your Info From Those You Let Borrow Your Phone

March 5, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Do you ever lend your friends and family your cell phone wherever you’re at? Maybe you’re the one who has service when others don’t. In any case, do you ever worry that someone might be going through your phone (like your boyfriend or girlfriend)? Now there’s an app available that will allow you to lend […]

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National Consumer Protection Week: This Week’s Focus Is On Protecting Your Information

March 5, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

This week coming is National Consumer Protection Week. With that in mind, you’re going to see information on apps that will relate to protecting your information and your device. With BlackBerry Protect being released in open public beta, the week has begun! If there are certain apps or thoughts you have, please share them with […]

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RIM’s 2011 BlackBerry Lineup Leaked, Photo’d, and Spec’d

January 15, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

So far from what we’ve seen 2011 looks to be a pretty big year for RIM. BGR has leaked out pretty much RIM’s entire 2011 smartphone lineup, and so far we’re pretty excited. Thus far we’ve seen the BlackBerry Dakota, a full QWERTY and Touchscreen hybrid, which includes a body much like the Bold 9000, […]

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BullGuard Mobile Antivirus Security, Free Antivirus For The First 5000 To Sign Up!

December 22, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

BullGuard announced they have BullGuard Mobile Security and it’s available for BlackBerry devices as well. The Mobile Security is $29.99 for a year subscription. The special offer is for the first 5000 mobile enthusiasts who sign up, for a six month free subscription. What are the features?

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The Spy That Lurks In The BlackBerry App World

December 9, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Potential spyware that is. Mayank from Juniper Networks, Smobile Systems previously, let us know about the latest spyware threat that is lurking in the BlackBerry App World.  We use our smartphones every day, but how often do we think about our wireless devices, including the fact they’re a mini pc with voice, holding our information […]

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BlackBerry 6 Gains FIPS Security Certification for U.S. Government Agencies [Press Release]

December 3, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

BlackBerry Torch and Other BlackBerry Smartphones Running the New BlackBerry 6 OS Now Certified for Use by U.S. Government Agencies WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 1, 2010) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced today that BlackBerry(R) 6, a powerful new operating system for BlackBerry(R) smartphones, is now FIPS 140-2 certified. This FIPS (Federal Information Processing […]

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