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BlackBerry begins slow rollout for FREAK security flaw, most devices still at risk

2015/03/14

ZDNet - (International) BlackBerry confirmed that all versions of newer BlackBerry 10 and older 7.1 devices along with Blackberry Enterprise Service 12 and earlier, as well as the BlackBerry messenger app on Android, iPhones, Windows phones, and iPads are all vulnerable to Factoring RSA-EXPORT Key (FREAK) attacks that intercept encrypted traffic and force weaker encryption. Blackberry is working to mitigate the vulnerability.

Source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/blackberry-slow-to-respond-to-freak-flaw-says-it-has-no-fix/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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