Canadian Police Are In Possession of BlackBerry’s Global Decryption Key and Are Secretly Using it to Decrypt BBMs

Canadian Police are in possession of BlackBerry’s global decryption key and have been secretly using it to decrypt PIN to PIN BBMs, reports VICE.The revelation comes via court documents that were made public after members of a Montreal crime syndicate pleaded guilty to a 2011 murder. Government lawyers spent nearly two years fighting in a courtroom to keep this out of the public record. It appears that they’ve had the decryption key since 2010.In a technical report filed with the Superior Court of Quebec, the RCMP says it obtained “the key that would unlock the doors of all the houses of the people who use the provider’s services, and that, without their knowledge.”Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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