Rogers and BlackBerry Deliver Canadas First NFC Magazine Ad (Video)

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If you’re a Rogers Wireless customer you might have seen theirs and BlackBerrys latest NFC-enabled ad. It was featured in the Rogers Connected magazine, which allowed users with an NFC capable device to instantly download a holiday gift offer, access free premium BlackBerry apps, get information on the new BB10 lineup, and download CIBC’s Suretap payments app….

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NFC in BlackBerry Isn’t Only for Mobile Payments

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Research In Motion has been one of the biggest pushers for Near Field Communications (NFC) in the mobile space. Select BlackBerry 7 devices already have NFC capabilities. BlackBerry 10 devices are also planned to have NFC. NFC will open the doorway to much easier mobile payments for quickly passing through the check out line at…

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How NFC Will NOT Compromise BlackBerry Security

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Previously we made commentary on the compromise of Android devices by way of NFC. This was due to a vulnerability discovered in the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. “Through NFC it was possible to upload a malicious file to the device, which allowed us to gain code execution on the device and subsequently get full control…

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Can NFC Compromise BlackBerry Security?

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At the past USecWest’s Mobile Pwn2Own competition a startling revelation was discovered about Near Field Communications (NFC). The technology can be used to install malicious software which can compromise all of the data on the infected device. MWR Labs demonstrated the exploit on a Samsung Galaxy S3. Think of the attack in this scenario: “a pickpocket…

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Interview: Senior Product Manager of NFC for RIM, Geoffrey MacGillivray

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[powerpress] Subscribe to N4BB Audio Show podcast RSS Feed directly or in iTunes Yesterday, we had a very special guest on the N4BB Audio Show. Geoffrey MacGillivray, the Senior Product Manager of NFC for Research In Motion, was on the show to tell us about the future of Near Field Communications (NFC) on BlackBerry products. BlackBerry has already accomplished some superb goals with…

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