German ministers told to avoid BlackBerrys, iPhones

The German government said Monday ministers and senior civil servants have been told not to use iPhone and BlackBerry mobile devices as the interior minister warned a “dramatic” rise in cyber attacks.An interior ministry spokesman told reporters they had been told to use instead Simko devices offered by Deutsche Telekom because of “urgent” advice from the federal IT security agency, the BSI.To read this AFP report in full, see:
news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-technology/german-ministers-told-to-avoid-blackberrys-iphones-20100810-11ued.html
www.smh.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/german-ministers-told-to-avoid-blackberrys-iphones-20100810-11uo9.html

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