The BlackBerry device used by Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State, for personal use was not as secure as devices issued by the government, says a report from Politico, which cites knowledgeable former officials and executives.
Hacking non-classified communications could also prove fatal
In countries where governments control telecommunications, Hillary Clinton risked having all her conversations hacked when she visited. As per the report, the Secretary of State and her staff are generally briefed on potential security risks through communications. However, Clinton claims she never used her personal phone for any classified communications.