Ryan McAvoy, a staffer working for the administration of US President Donald Trump, reportedly left the passwords to his encrypted email account at a bus stop in Washington, DC.
The aide left his ProtonMail passwords at a bus stop near the White House, according to a report by The Intercept, which obtained and verified them on a piece of White House stationery.
The Intercept‘s requests for comment is yet to be returned by the staffer.
The report may add ProtonMail to a list of messaging services that House Intelligence Committee Democrats want to know more about their usage on the encrypted networks in the White House, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, Signal, Slack, Instagram and Snapchat.
On Wednesday, Democrats on the panel released a memo in regard to the so-called Russia probe, which investigates Moscow’s alleged intervention in the 2016 presidential election as well as possible collusion between Trump’s aides and…