It's confirmed! The Etisalat Blackberry Update is indeed a Spyware (note: Not a Virus but a Spyware)! Blackberry users take note.
Etisalat appears to have distributed a telecommunications surveillance application... independent sources have concluded that it is possible that the installed software could then enable unauthorized access to private or confidential information stored on the user's smartphone. Independent sources have concluded that the Etisalat update is not designed to improve performance of your BlackBerry Handheld, but rather to send received messages back to a central server.
For owners of affected Blackberry phones, here's the solution:
Registration App Remover for BlackBerry smartphones
[photo and news via Engadget]