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Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago

Two weeks ago, on a sparkling spring morning, we went trawling along Florida’s coastal waterway. But not for fish.
We parked a 17-foot motor boat in a lagoon about 800 feet from the back lawn of The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach and pointed a 2-foot wireless antenna that resembled a potato gun toward the club. Within a minute, we spotted three weakly encrypted Wi-Fi networks. We could have hacked them in less than five minutes, but we refrained.
A few days later, we drove through the grounds of the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, with the same antenna and aimed it at the clubhouse. We identified two open Wi-Fi networks that anyone could join without a password. We resisted the temptation.
We have also visited two of President Donald Trump’s other family-run retreats, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., and a golf club in Sterling, Virginia. Our inspections found weak and open Wi-Fi networks, wireless printers without passwords, servers with outdated and vulnerable software, and unencrypted login pages to back-end databases containing sensitive information.
The risks posed by the lax security, experts say, go well beyond simple digital snooping. Sophisticated attackers could take advantage of vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi networks…

‘Victim in Chief ‘: Twitter Reacts to Trump Saying No Politician’s Been Treated ‘Worse’ Than Him

“Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by the media,” Trump stated. “No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly.” …

Watercooler 5/17 Open Thread: The Lunch-Hour Lower

Lunch Hour Lowers: Flipping Schumer and Bloomberg Off With a “Ghost Gun” On One Hour A Day This month we’re going to do something a little different for Guns & Gear Reviews, a little project I started last week called “Lunch Hour Lower”–completing an AR15 lower receiver from a ship-to-your-door 80%-ready “blank” on one hour a day using only one toolbag of readily-available tools (hence | Read More »
The post Watercooler 5/17 Open Thread: The Lunch-Hour Lower appeared first on RedState. …

Chelsea Manning Released From Military Prison Following Obama Commutation

Private First Class Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison Wednesday after serving seven years for leaking U.S. secrets.
The post Chelsea Manning Released From Military Prison Following Obama Commutation appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. …

Republican Congressman: If Comey Memo True, Trump’s Actions Merit Impeachment

Rep. Justin Amash became the first Republican lawmaker to suggest impeachment for President Donald Trump, following a New York Times report on former FBI director James Comey’s alleged memo detailing the president’s request to drop the investigation into Mike Flynn. …

‘Loose Lips Sink Presidencies’: Wall Street Journal Editorial Issues Stern Warning to Donald Trump

The WSJ departure is a none-too-subtle warning that the rest of conservative media — which largely controls the news delivered to Trump’s base voters — may not be far behind. …