Firms with offices in the United Arab Emirates may want to check out this BBC news story about a local unauthorised software update for the Blackberry that trashed devices and installed spyware. Our thanks to Ian Lauwerys, the IT director of Kennedys, for drawing our attention to it. For the record, Kennedys run all their Dubai devices out of the UK.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8161190.stm