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according to Two US senators have raised major concerns with the issue that president Donald Trump still uses his old, insecure Android smartphone.
Reports have been circling since he took office that trump prefers using the device to the highly secure government-issued device he was given on taking office.
The letter comes amid mounting pressure on trump as close connections between his staff and associates with Russia continue to be made public.
During this event it was also noted many camera phone lights were used to help illuminate documents being read by trump and his team.
This has led many to claim the device is likely compromised and effectively a listening device for any spy agency that has access to the unit.
Trump Feigns Concern About Leaks, But Still Uses an Unsecured Android Phone
Will these leaks be happening as I deal on N.Korea etc?”The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington?
Asks the president who still apparently uses an unsecured Android phone when a world crisis comes up and handles it in full view of an entire dining room:“The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington?
Will these leaks be happening as I deal on N.Korea etc?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 14, 2017As noted by Verge:
The thing is, President Trump‘s secure device apparently has pretty limited functionality, and it is unlikely that he would be able to tweet from it, and we all know how trying to deprive him of Twitter will end.
In short, a spy’s dream scenario, and nothing like the usual presidential briefings and phone calls in a secure room at the White House.
A group of senators had already penned a letter to the US Secretary of Defense, claiming that Mr Trump’s “” opens him to potential hacking.
As you know, hackers often target smartphone in an attempt to obtain sensitive, personal information from the user.
These reports are very troublingIn there, senators Tom Carper and Claire McCaskill write: “.”