Friday, January 14, 2011

RIM lets India snoop on BBM, corporate e-mail still safe

electronista.com

In its long-standing security debacle with the Indian government, Research In Motion on Thursday said it has found a way to grant security agencies access to the BlackBerry Messenger service and public e-mail.

Corporate e-mail services are still secure from prying eyes, however. Whether this solution is satisfactory and meets the target date of January 31 remains to be seen.

RIM is confident the standard meets the government's requirements, though corporate e-mail access is one that hasn't been met. RIM continues to stand by its statement that neither it nor its carriers can decipher the encryptions of these ultra-secure services.

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