I am going to tell you a tale. Stay with me to the end as it is not what you may think.
We live in a world in which many odd things have happened of late. Amongst them are the following:
1. Solar Winds — Russian hackers — have cracked into the vast majority of US government computers and databases to an extent that we simply don’t know how deep they penetrated, if they left behind artifacts, and when they did it.
We do know our government didn’t tell us for a long time and they did not know about it for a long time. But, supposedly, the Russian hackers did not get the nuclear football codes.