Go Phish: Why email is so laughably insecure right now

Perhaps the most surprising thing about reports of Russian hackers infiltrating an unclassified White House computer system is that for all their efforts the hackers appear to have been unable to retrieve anything more interesting than the unclassified details of the president’s schedule. That is probably due in no small part to the White House’s refreshingly realistic security strategy, as articulated by deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes in an interview with CNN: “You have to act as if information could be compromised if it’s not on the classified system.”


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