(FILES) This file photo taken on April 16, 2013 shows the Blackberry Z10 smartphone using Blackberry 10 operating system in Washington, DC. AFP / SAUL LOEB
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Law enforcement officials in Canada using an encryption key have been able since at least 2010 to eavesdrop on messages between BlackBerry smartphones, an online news magazine reported.Canadian federal police intercepted and decrypted about one million BlackBerry messages in connection with the investigation, Vice said in its report Thursday.In the court filings cited by Vice, the RCMP said the key could be used to break the encryption on virtually any BlackBerry message sent from one device to another without the user's knowledge.
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