For all you who are curious about how to find a Twitter account belonging to the Director of the FBI, here is an account of the super sleuthing that was required. Director James Comey gave a hint that he had an account on Twitter, so the hunt was on. This is a great lesson in how little privacy you really have in the digital social network world.
As Written By Ashley Feinberg for GIZIMODO:
Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that the bureau’s director, James Comey, would dip his toe into the digital torrent with a Twitter account. It also makes sense, given Comey’s high profile, that he would want that Twitter account to be a secret from the world, lest his follows and favs be scrubbed for clues about what the feds are up to. What is somewhat surprising, however, is that it only took me about four hours of sleuthing to find Comey’s account, which is not protected.
Last night, at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance leadership dinner, Comey let slip that he has both a secret Twitter and an Instagram account in the course of relating a quick anecdote about one of his daughters.
— Kevin Rincon (@KevRincon) March 30, 2017
Who am I to say no to a challenge?
As far as finding Comey’s Twitter goes, the only hint he offered was the fact that he has “to be on Twitter now,” meaning that the account would likely be relatively new. Regarding his Instagram identity, though, Comey gave us quite a bit more to work with:
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