FBI may not have been able to detect software used to scrub Clinton servers

The developer of the Bleachbit software told the Daily Caller that the FBI may not have been able to detect its use in scrubbing the private email server used by Hillary Clinton. Andrew Ziem, the lead developer of BleachBit, says that if Clinton — or her computer technicians — used the open-source software in portable mode, such as through a USB drive, FBI investigators would not have been able to determine that someone used the product to clean Clinton’s system of its emails. If BleachBit was downloaded, its use would be much easier to detect. Some users operate the software portably in order to “to avoid showing that a cleaning tool was used, which could look bad.” Clinton’s use of the product, which is available for free online, was first revealed on Thursday by South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy. “She and her lawyers had those emails deleted,” Gowdy said during an interview on Fox News. He was referring to the...(Read Full Post)