Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jan 2012 10:08 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Well, well, well, what have we here? Hackers have gained access to internal documents from the Indian Military (shared on the web), and in it, it is revealed that RIM, Nokia, and Apple have added backdoors to their mobile software (BlackBerry, S40 (supposedly), and iOS) which the Indian Military's intelligence service then used to spy on the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (the USCC). The backdoors were added by RIM, Nokia, and Apple in exchange for Indian market presence.
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RE: Comment by digitallysane
by zima on Thu 12th Jan 2012 03:33 UTC in reply to "Comment by digitallysane"
zima
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They might have gotten India market share, but all of them are suddenly in hot waters with China (and US).

I doubt all of them with China (and US) - for one, Nokia has minimal presence in the US (thought who knows what might be the impact on deals involving Nokia Siemens Networks) and is AFAIK not certified for gov employees (BB and iOS devices OTOH...). And the Chinese are going sort of ~nationalistic with tech choices, anyway.

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