Black Berry also sought to bring its security know-how to bear on Android, which has been the subject of several high-profile flaws and exploits in recent years.
Blackberry implemented a number of features that businesses like, including verified boot, BES12, and a hardened Linux kernel.
AT&T has admitted that the Priv just isn’t selling well and returns are higher than expected. The Priv is unique in the Android ecosystem — it’s a modern flagship phone with a physical QWERTY keyboard. Hardware keyboards used to be a common feature, but on-screen keyboards have improved dramatically, and consumers have adapted.However, we’re talking about AT&T and its adventure with the Priv, right?However, it’s not dramatically more secure than other Android devices, and that’s not the kind of thing that will attract a lot of buyers anyway.An ongoing issue with the Priv is the software update situation, an essential part of device security.
The unlocked Priv got the Marshmallow update about a month ago, a good five months after it was final.Most major flagship devices got the update months earlier.