The administration of the President of the United States believes that the personal phone of the chief of staff of the White house of John Kelly might have been compromised. It is reported Politico, citing three government officials.
To such conclusion employees of the technical support of the White house after the summer official they complained about poor performance of the mobile device. It is possible that the phone could be hacked in December of last year.
Of particular concern is the access to data located on the mobile Kelly could get hackers or foreign governments.
The White house spokesman said that since his appointment in the administration of U.S. President Donald trump, Kelly rarely used this phone and the official talks held at the service unit.
Currently the head of the unit uses another telephone, the newspaper notes.
In January of this year, the U.S. Senate approved Kelly as the head of the Ministry of national security. On July 28 it appointed a new chief of staff of the White house.