Last week, the Colonial pipeline was hacked, causing hundreds of gas stations to be left with no fuel, and major panic buying ensued while gas prices across America are skyrocketing. How easy is it to hack a major pipeline? In December, our government suffered the largest data breach in our nation’s history.
While the full extent of the attack is unknown, an anonymous US official labeled it “the worst hacking case in the history of America.”
“They got into everything,” the official added.
Given that our nation is on high alert after the U.S. State Department, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and elements of the Department of Defense have reportedly been seriously compromised, wouldn’t it make sense that every effort would be made to ensure Joe Biden’s personal banking business and the list of his personal contacts would be protected?
Unfortunately, this administration is singularly focused on bankrupting our nation, leaving everyday Americans to wonder what they’re doing to protect our nation’s security—especially when it comes to our tech-savvy “President,” who thinks Americans are still listening to music from records being played on their phonographs.
Daily Mail reports – Cyber sleuths claimed to have identified President Joe Biden’s secret Venmo account on Friday, saying they found it within 10 minutes of starting their search along with uncovering his network of relatives, friends, and allies.
The ease with which they tracked down the world’s most powerful man highlights privacy vulnerabilities of the popular peer-to-peer payment app, according to campaigners.
And it will pose an immediate headache to the White House which carefully guards the president’s security.
The hunt began with a throwaway comment in a New York Times profile. An aide said Biden sometimes sent his grandchildren money using Venmo.
Using the app’s built-in search tool and public friends feature, digital detectives at Buzzfeed News were able to map a network of the Biden family, including grandchildren, senior White House officials, and their contacts.
It took a matter of minutes, they said.
After asking the White House for comment, all the contacts on the president’s Venmo account were removed.
Privacy campaigners have long expressed concern about Venmo.
It makes transactions public by default. And there is no way to set an account’s friends list to private.