[ISN] How did the RCMP crack BlackBerry’s security?

Forwarded from: security curmudgeon On Fri, 13 Jun 2014, InfoSec News wrote: : http://ottawacitizen.com/technology/internet/how-did-the-rcmp-crack-blackberrys-security : : By Vito Pilieci : ottawacitizen.com : June 12, 2014 : : BlackBerry Ltd. has long held that its BlackBerry devices are among the most : secure in the world, but it turns out the platform isn?t as bulletproof as : many had been led to believe. [..] : PIN-to-PIN messages are encrypted with what is known as Triple Data Encryption : Standard (DES) encryption technology, which is among the best in the world. This sentence can be summed up in a simple Tumblr post. http://tumblr.attrition.org/post/88677268432/amazing-the-difference-you-see-between-two-tabs