This story is developing…
UPDATE 3/27/22 – After receiving further information from sources inside the DoD, we have confirmed the ‘root certificates’ found on the Hunter Biden laptop could be related to his work as a public affairs officer in the US Navy for several months before he was discharged for drug use, possibly for use in email communications. In any event, the certificates should have been wiped from his private device per procedure. If the certificates were downloaded at a later date via other government personal with access, this would a violation of procedure and a possible vulnerability. We do not have a way at this time to verify the timing of the use of these certificates.
The certificates provide access to ‘sensitive’ material but not further classification.
CDMedia has confirmed the Hunter Biden infamous ‘laptop from Hell’ contains many U.S. Department of Defense ‘root encryption certificates’, or encryption keys to DoD databases. The keys have unusual long-term expiration dates, with many lasting twenty years or more.
This information was discovered during a deep forensic investigation done over the last couple weeks, by Jack Maxey and his team in Switzerland.
This situation raises multiple questions, such as…
- Why did Hunter Biden have a large number of Department of Defense encryption codes to allow access to national security data?
- Did Hunter Biden give anyone else access to this information?
- Who gave the codes to Hunter Biden?
- Why do the codes have long-term expiration dates, when the usual practice is to provide a user access only during his ‘need to know’, or time in the job, which is usually 2-3 years at most?
We have been informed the Department of Justice has been alerted to the situation.
We have also been informed the DoD has been told of the discovery.