Trump is still reportedly using an unsecured personal device to reach 22 million people as @realDonaldTrump on Twitter and until Thursday afternoon, his @POTUS account was connected to a Gmail address.
It’s not just outrageously hypocritical, it’s also a major security risk
— a national “security disaster waiting to happen,” according to BuzzFeed.
“Taking over a Galaxy S3 is not just the
stuff of intelligence agencies but the sort of project I would assign
for homework to advanced security students,” Nicholas Weaver, a researcher at the International Computer Science Institute at UC Berkeley, said in an email. “The question … is not whether his phone is compromised, but by how
many different intelligence agencies.”
unsecured device can be hacked and turned into an active live
microphone, Weaver mentioned.
If anyone is bringing this phone into
important government meetings, the consequences could be catastrophic.
Trump is also “absolutely” vulnerable to a phishing scam, said cybersecurity expert Calvin Liu at Ventura ERM. Read more
I can’t even right now how like what did I do to deserve this ?? And like how long has this been happening !! I went to like the tweet about Katherine and saw that she followed me how am I just now finding this out !! I feel like Katherine lol