In an article on Bloomberg, Kelly Gilblom reported that Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) hack saga had some free advertisement opportunities for BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY). When Sony’s internal network, emails and data centers went offline after the massive hack attack, the company used old Blackberry devices to mine out information and passwords. This proves that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) devices are secure and they can be used to recover information and data. The source said that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) devices were used to patch up the missing connections and a lot of catching up was done.
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) CEO John Chen didn’t let go this advertisement opportunity. In a recent interview, he said that it is now a fact that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) devices are secure and safe than any other commercially available device. Although in some revenue and sales problems, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has touted that the current year will be full of good news for its shareholders. The company has recently rolled out its new devices: Passport and Classic. Blackberry has brought up the old, classic and trademark looks of Blackberry in its Classic phone to imbibe Blackberry fans.
The source also said that famous celebrities and the US President use BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), which shows that the company has trust of famous people and its user base belongs to a high level of society. Blackberry devices were used by Sony team to recover some data. The attack came from North Korea.
The source said that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) uses smart encryption techniques to secure its user data on its servers.
Spencer M. Waxman’s Shannon River Fund Management owns 4 million shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY).