President Donald Trump, has finally turned in his personal cell phone.
Trump has decided to take the advice of his security agencies, and gave up his personal cell phone, less than 24 hours prior to his inauguration.
Trump, who we all know loves to Tweet, had been doing so on his personal device, an Android phone. Trump will reportedly now use the type of device used by former President Obama, a secure Blackberry.
Cell phones have only recently become a problem in the Whitehouse and President Obama was the first president to use one regularly.
According to Recode, here’s what outside security experts say Trump’s phone should look like:
“The president’s phone should not be connected to the internet,” according to Matthew Green, a cryptographer, and professor of computer science at John Hopkins. Everything connected to the internet is vulnerable to attack.
Also, Recode states, “That means no tweeting. It also means Trump is probably going to have to go Android, since it’s not possible to sufficiently customize an iPhone. Instead, Trump may end up with a phone that, like Obama’s, can really only be used to call or message a small group of trusted aides and family.”
It has been announced, however, that Trump will continue using Twitter.
It all begins today! I will see you at 11:00 A.M. for the swearing-in. THE MOVEMENT CONTINUES – THE WORK BEGINS!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 20, 2017
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