Ten dangerous claims about smartphone security

Friday, 23 March 2007, 11:19 AM EST

My heart sank when I first saw Al Gore pull out his BlackBerry. It was in the waning weeks of the 2000 presidential campaign, and there he was on the TV, tapping away on his then-novel converged device. Though I had no evidence, I was positive that whatever he was reading had already been perused by some conservative skunkworks, with his responses scrutinized not long after. Given recent revelations about the opposition's ethics and panting obsession with domestic spying, I still suspect that any eavesdropping technically possible at the time was probably being done.

At Computerworld.

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