Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had detailed knowledge about the security vulnerabilities involved in continuing to use her personal email despite claims that she didn’t really “stop and think” about the email system she was planning to use, newly released State Department emails show.
The new batch of emails also show three more exchanges containing classified information, according to Judicial Watch, a watchdog group that obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
Justin Cooper, an aide to former President Bill Clinton, warned in 2011 about “overseas” use and other security issues concerning her emails and her personal BlackBerrys.
“All of your older messages will remain on the server. There is a way for me to move everything on to the new device, but the security whizzes have convinced me that this is a horrible thing to do because you also transfer any viruses, spyware and junk overseas providers hide on there,” he told Hillary Clinton in an email dated June 6, 2011.
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