Tag: Security

The Spy That Lurks In The BlackBerry App World

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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Announcing The Total Control Cyber Week Sale, Pricing Is Out Of Control!

Announcing The Total Control Cyber Week Sale, Pricing Is Out Of Control!

December 1, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

Total Control App has an amazing one time cyber week sale on their popular cctv video surveillance software for mobile phones, and when you see the prices, you’ll see what we mean by out of control. Seeing is believing, and contrary to belief, the following prices are not a typo error. Check it out…

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BlackBerry Proof-Of-Concept: Facts and Fiction

BlackBerry Proof-Of-Concept: Facts and Fiction

October 20, 2010 | By | 6 Comments

I know we’ve covered this somewhat, and with a new whitepaper out by the Juniper Networks/SMobile Systems from their Global Threat Center, I decided to bring the paper to you, outlining what’s important and what you need to know. Why does it apply to you? It’s just always good to know what to be wary […]

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Just When You Thought BlackBerry On BES Was Secure, ElcomSoft Wants You To Think Again

Just When You Thought BlackBerry On BES Was Secure, ElcomSoft Wants You To Think Again

October 3, 2010 | By | 10 Comments

The Russian software developer ElcomSoft with it’s Russian competition, AccentSoft, has created a password-cracking programs targeted at BlackBerry with a Phone Password Breaker that previously was useful on only iPhone devices. The software has a double standard because it can help you retrieve your backup should your BlackBerry get stolen, but in the wrong hands […]

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Introducing Personal Guardian by Smrtphone Solutions, Inc.

Introducing Personal Guardian by Smrtphone Solutions, Inc.

September 29, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

If you’ve ever read any of my reviews on SmrtGuard, then you’re familiar with the feature of SmrtGuard called the Personal Guardian. I love this feature. Beginning today, it’s available separately in the BlackBerry App World for $19.99. What is the Personal Guardian?

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Update: Be On Guard And Update Your SmrtGuard To v2.75

Update: Be On Guard And Update Your SmrtGuard To v2.75

September 23, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

SmrtGuard has updated to v2.75 so if you use SmrtGuard, we strongly encourage you to update your app. SmrtGuard is a great security app that has Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Backup, Restore, Your Data, FollowMe, Where I’ve Been, Personal Guardian, and SIM Guardian all in one app! What’s new?

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The Beginner’s Guide To The BlackBerry Options, Part Two

The Beginner’s Guide To The BlackBerry Options, Part Two

August 16, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

I started going through the Options with you, and now we’ll complete the tour of the BlackBerry Options on your BlackBerry, and you’ll have a better understanding of how to use it and what you can do with it. So follow along as we take up where we left off in Part One.

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The List Of Countries Who Are Pondering The Ban On BlackBerry

The List Of Countries Who Are Pondering The Ban On BlackBerry

August 15, 2010 | By | 4 Comments

The story has been ongoing and is a concern. What countries are pulling a ban on our BlackBerry service and what they want. RIM has also stated 4 reasons for lawful access, so I’m including this as well. Whatever RIM does decide to do could change the future of dealings with foreign companies.

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A Quick Look at BlackBerry Protect

A Quick Look at BlackBerry Protect

August 4, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

For as long as I’ve been an BlackBerry fan, I am sad to admit I’ve also been a Mac user. When I first heard of BlackBerry Protect I couldn’t help but think how similar it sounds to Apple’s MobileMe service. BlackBerry Protect will be available “later this year” from RIM, and will allow users to […]

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RIM Defends Its BlackBerry Security, Responding To The Ban

RIM Defends Its BlackBerry Security, Responding To The Ban

August 3, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

The pending ban of BlackBerry as deemed by the United Arab Emirates, will affect Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and will include foreign visitors as well, leaving only phone service available. RIM has had other requests from these countries. The Kuwaiti government wants RIM to cut off access to porn sites and Saudi Arabia wants the […]

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Juniper Networks In Agreement To Acquire SMobile Systems Inc.

Juniper Networks In Agreement To Acquire SMobile Systems Inc.

July 28, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

Yesterday Juniper Networks announced it has entered into definitive agreement to acquire SMobile Systerms, Inc. The integration is going to mean more comprehensive mobile device security for both corporate users and consumers alike. Infonetics Research, an industry analyst firm, projects the mobile client security market to grow by more than $1 billion by 2014. Here’s […]

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