Sorry, I’m not actually going to tell you how to do that.
But Research In Motion (RIM), the company who make the BlackBerry smartphones beloved by corporate workers worldwide, has warned of a vulnerability in the way its devices handles PDF files which could allow hackers to remotely execute code.
According to a security advisory issued by the firm, hackers could send email message with an attached PDF file that, when opened by a BlackBerry mobile user, could cause code to be launched on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Attachment Service. Of course, this isn’t the first time that this kind of problem with RIM’s BlackBerry has bubbled up.
RIM is advising that companies disable PDF file processing on the BlackBerry server until the…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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