Today in yes-that-really-happened: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly used a compromised personal cellphone for months.
The former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security apparently realized something was up during the summer, according to a new report from Politico citing three government officials, after potentially several months of foreign snooping.
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Kelly took the device to the White House’s tech team, complaining that it wouldn’t work properly or update software — and hadn’t been right for months. But it turned out that the inability to get himself new Snapchat filters was the least of his worries; the phone was vulnerable to hackers and hostile governments. Read more…
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Source: Mashable | John Kelly reportedly used a compromised phone for months