Earlier today we reported an article from The Guardian, which alleged from “top secret” documents that the UK government had intercepted data from BlackBerry devices. You can read the full report here.
After reaching out to BlackBerry, they’ve given us this official statement:
“While we cannot comment on media reports regarding alleged government surveillance of telecommunications traffic, we remain confident in the superiority of BlackBerry’s mobile security platform for customers using our integrated device and enterprise server technology. Our public statements and principles have long underscored that there is no “back door” pipeline to that platform. Our customers can rest assured that BlackBerry mobile security remains the best available solution to protect their mobile communications.”
Once again, the company reiterates that they do not give direct access to any government. However, this still begs the question of how did the UK government attain data from the BlackBerry devices, if the leak holds true.