Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Computer and Information Science / Centre for Security Research
Blackberry RIM devices are arguably one of the more secure platforms for email, calendaring and voice. It is one of the few devices in this arena that has approval for carrying restricted security classifications. Blackberry devices do suffer from the same basic fundamental flaw in that they have a human operator. This research was about the blind purchase of Blackberry devices from auctions. Of the 15 Blackberry examined in this study 3 were able to be fully recovered. They all revealed personal and corporate details about the users of the devices.