A sophisticated “hacker for hire” operation is using a strain of malware never before seen to target financial institutions in South East Asia. Discovered by BlackBerry and dubbed “CostaRicto”, the group is part of a growing trend towards outsourcing cybercrime. Blackberry says it has been monitoring CostaRicto for six months,

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Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) has implemented a new secure content collaboration platform which will provide secure file storage, synchronisation and sharing to enable personal productivity and facilitate team collaboration which will aid its skin cancer research.  The software BlackBerry Workspaces was rolled out by BlackBerry and Optus Business. BlackBerry said “this

BlackBerry has announced a multi-year strategic relationship with Samsung to collaboratively develop and bring to market integrated solutions to accelerate the digital transformation and Enterprise of Things initiatives of their shared business customers. The companies will focus on applying Samsung’s extensive device solutions and BlackBerry’s capabilities in endpoint security and

BlackBerry wants the world to know that its pivot from a hardware company to an enterprise software and security company is complete. At the BlackBerry Security Media Roundtable this morning, President of Global Sales, Carl Wiese told Which-50 that BlackBerry is a dramatically different company to what it was three

Apple appears to be bracing itself for a turf-war with the ad-tech community, stepping in to protect its users from Facebook’s increasingly nefarious privacy practices via an upgrade to its Safari browser across mobile and desktop. At this week’s annual WWDC conference, Apple’s SVP of software, Craig Federighi announced that

Last week John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry unveiled BlackBerry Jarvis, a cybersecurity software product for automakers, in a keynote address at the North American International Automotive Show. Built on the company’s decades of cybersecurity expertise and proprietary technology, Jarvis is a cloud-based static binary code scanning solution

Blackberry and Chinese internet giant Baidu have agreed to work together on the development of connected and autonomous vehicle software for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide. Which-50 reported in December the two companies were in ongoing discussions to collaborate on the development of software components for driverless cars. Sign up

Blackberry and Chinese internet giant Baidu are in active negotiations to collaborate on the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide, Which-50 can reveal. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Yesterday we received a press release Which-50 believed was a standard company announcement

Leaving smartphone manufacturing in its past, BlackBerry is investing in a future developing software for autonomous vehicles. BlackBerry today opened its Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre which is housed within the BlackBerry QNX facility in Ottawa, Ontario. The centre will accelerate the development of connected and self-driving vehicles by building production-ready