Monday, April 04, 2016

Aw, snap. We forgot to add basic security to our server.

Pretty damning report via the Volokh Conspiracy: "Was an Asian government reading Hillary Clinton’s emails in February 2009?"
I continue to be fascinated by the very early chapters of the Hillary Clinton homebrew email saga. For one simple reason:  the server apparently didn’t have the digital certificate needed to encrypt communications until late March 2009 — more than two months after the server was up and running, and after Secretary Clinton’s swearing-in on January 22.
There now seems to be a very real probability that Hillary Clinton rushed to install an encryption certificate in March 2009 because the U.S. intelligence community caught another country reading Clinton’s unencrypted messages during her February 16-21, 2009, trip to China, Indonesia, Japan, and S. Korea.
If you've been following this scandal as I have, you'll remember that Hillary tried to "disappear" the first two months of her email server operation and now we can guess why: there is likely evidence of foreign hacking in the open season before encryption was installed.

Related - Hot Air: "Former DOJ Lawyer: Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted over email handling."

1 comment:

Tregonsee said...

It was either LtG Flynn or Hayden who early on said he would not want to be the head of Iranian, Russian, North Korean, or Chinese cyber intelligence and have to explain to his boss why they didn't have all of Clinton's official emails. More reason to worry.