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BlackBerry Ready to Hack Its Users If the Government Wants It To
31 October 2017, 10:59 am

If you were still looking for a reason why BlackBerry is currently holding an insignificant market share in the mobile business, here you go.

The company’s CEO has just confirmed that they’re ready to break customer encryption should they be asked by the government, basically admitting they are willing to compromise the security of any user at a time when other tech giants are fighting against law enforcement to prevent this from happening.

Unlike Apple, Microsoft, and Google, which themselves have their own legal disputes with the US government, BlackBerry says that it’s willing to try breaking its encryption system and access user data, including here conversations, emails, and other details, when a court order is issued.

“Yep, we’ll do it anytime”

CEO John Chen, however, doesn’t see this as a... (read more)

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