Mystery of the Chinese woman who allegedly tried to sneak into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago with a USB stick of malware


A Chinese woman was caught sneaking into President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago country club with a thumb drive of malware, it was claimed yesterday.

Yujing Zhang, 32, was collared after possibly trying to slip into a bash at the swanky resort promoted by Li “Cindy” Yang, the former massage parlor boss who denies allegations she sold access to the president and his family.

Zhang had on her a thumb drive containing some unknown malware, plus four cellphones, a laptop, and an external storage drive, when she was nabbed by US Secret Service, it was claimed.

The software nasty could, of course, be run-of-the-mill crap that accidentally ended up on the USB stick, rather than some sort of scary spyware that was part of a deliberate plot to bug computers at Mar-a-Lago. We’ll probably find out soon enough: Zhang was charged [PDF] on Monday with making false statements to a federal officer, and entering restricted property.

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Source: The Register