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Canadian police have been able to intercept BlackBerry Messenger conversations since 2010

April 15, 2016 - Uncategorized


BlackBerry made a name for itself in the mobile market over the past several years with the promise of truly secure communications. But a new report from Vice News could destroy that perception for good. Redacted court documents that chronicled a 2011 murder involving a Montreal crime syndicate and were recently made public revealed that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) used a master encryption key in its investigation to intercept over 1 million messages sent using BlackBerry Messenger between 2010 and 2012. The reports filed by the RCMP don’t disclose how the key was obtained, and the prosecutor refused to…

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