Updating blackberry firmware Dating 7th date
The answer to the second part of your question is also 'No'.
If you force a firmware update, it goes over HTTP instead of through a secure SSL connection, as evidenced by Wireshark logs on tests on the toy to PTP.
What follows is our step-by-step guide on how to upgrade your Black Berry's OS, or install a different version, as well as how to prepare beforehand to make the process run as smoothly as possible.
To start a new operating system install, you'll need your Black Berry, an Internet-connected PC, a USB cable and about an hour and half of free time—50 minutes or an hour for the upgrade process and 30 minutes or catch-up time afterwards.
"We acknowledge the concern over the security of Io T devices, and would like to lead the Connected Play space with security at the forefront of our strategy." The Android app that controls the BB-8 talks to the droid over Bluetooth.
PTP found there’s no PIN security in the pairing process, another relative minor security bug.
The bug is not serious but worth mentioning as it illustrates a class of mistake that poses a much greater risk if it applied to a home hub or router.