Soulskill from the good-news-for-india dept.
GMGruman writes "InfoWorld blogger Martin Heller reveals that a Russian passcode-breaker developer has broken the encryption used in BlackBerry backups. That can help recover data when passwords are lost, but also gives data thieves access to a treasure trove of corporate secrets. And the developer boasts that it was easier to crack the BlackBerry encryption than it was to crack Apple's iOS."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.