The researchers say this is the first known targeted attack against mobile phones.
Roberto Paleari disclosed the vulnerabilities two months after he reported them to Samsung.
The GM of Imation's security unit says BYOD and removable storage need not create a security risk – at least not for enterprises with a plan.
How an app handles personal information and company data, the company says, should actually be more of a concern than mobile malware.
The government says BlackBerry PIN-to-PIN messaging isn't 'suitable for exchanging sensitive messages.'
The researchers were able to access photos, contact lists, calendar entries, e-mails and more.
Developers can view users' e-mail addresses, locations and often their full names.