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RIM reverses cell carrier-issued spyware

By Justin
Jul 21, 2009
  1. While generally you wouldn\'t be worried about spyware or malware getting on your phone, as sophistication of our handhelds increase so will the number of things that can go wrong. Most recently RIM has had to battle an odd spyware-related case after Etisalat, a cell phone carrier in the United Arab Emirates, sent a text message to its 145,000 Blackberry users prompting for a software update that would \"improve performance\".

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  2. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,624   +377

    Sounds like it was a fortunate case where the manufacturer was on the little guy's side. Wonder how long that is going to last?
     
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