Friday, July 17, 2009

Trojan Blackberries:
A Blackberry update that a United Arab Emirates service provider pushed out to its customers contains U.S.-made spyware that would allow the company or others to siphon and read their e-mail and text messages, according to a researcher who examined it.

The update was billed as a "performance enhancement patch" by the UAE-based phone and internet service provider Etisalat, which issued the patch for its 100,000 subscribers.
More info here.