Joe Biden’s Venmo is a national security risk
May 14, 2021
Episode 433

Joe Biden’s Venmo is a national security risk

For you, it's a privacy problem. Let's talk about it over drinks.

In just 10 minutes of searching, reporters at BuzzFeed were able to find Joe Biden’s Venmo. See, while you can make your activity on the payment app private, your friends list is always public. For the White House, there are potential national security implications, but for the layperson, that feature could open the door to spying, scamming and harassment. We’ll talk about it over drinks. Plus, more of the day’s news and a round of our favorite game: Half Full/Half Empty!

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Marissa Cabrera Senior Producer
Bridget Bodnar Senior Producer
Tony Wagner Digital Producer