BlackBerry issues OpenSSL FREAK security note

BlackBerry Limited

Following the recent reports of a security vulnerability in OpenSSL, known as FREAK, BlackBerry today issued a security note regarding the vulnerability of BlackBerry devices.

The security note can be found in full at the BlackBerry Knowledge Base but the Overview is included below:

This security notice addresses the OpenSSL “FREAK” vulnerability that was disclosed on March 3, 2015. BlackBerry® is diligently working to investigate the vulnerability and to determine how best to mitigate customer risk. Investigations are still ongoing, but confirm that BlackBerry products are impacted by this vulnerability. We will update this security notice as new information and fixes become available.

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