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Khaqan
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Registered: ‎01-13-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Curve 9360
My Carrier: UFone
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BBM Security

I recently bought a BlackBerry device - the curve 9360. I have regarding the the protection of the data on my device and on the account connected to it. First of I wanted to if a blackberry smartphone is hackable and how prone it is to viruses and threats.
Seconds I wanted to know security of the BlackBerry Messenger. I am a very social guy and regularly share pins with many people whom I do not properly know sometime even online with complete strangers as its seems much safer to share pins than phone numbers. So my concern was that if any harm could come to my device or the data stored on it from this Pin sharing, in form of my device being hacked using my BBPin or my data being exposed to a third party or something.

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JSanders
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: BBM Security

BlackBerrys are not hackable.

BlackBerrys do not get viruses.

You cannot expose any personal data from sharing your PIN, unless you specifically tell that PIN Buddy something.




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