According to the latest information, Jeff Bezos’s mobile phone was hacked after the CEO of Amazon.com Inc. and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchanged information on the WhatsApp messaging service platform.
The prince’s message to Bezos in mid-2018 before the hack looked normal, but investigators found digital evidence that it contained malicious code that could illegally penetrate the phone. of the American billionaire. A fairly reliable source also said the intrusion involved a WhatsApp account used by bin Salman.
The Guardian reported on Tuesday, according to the latest analysis of data theft from Bezos phones in 2018 starting with an infected video file sent from bin Salman’s personal account. The Financial Times said this analysis was conducted by global business consulting firm FTI Consulting. A representative of the company told the press: “We refuse to give further information, do not discuss or further confirm”.
Jeff Bezos’s mobile phone was hacked after the chief executive of Amazon.com Inc. and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchanged information on the WhatsApp messaging service platform.
Details from the security breach revealed information that more or less affected the richest man in the world. Based on intimate text messages sent by Bezos, the National Enquirer revealed an extra-marital relationship between Bezos and his new love Lauren Sanchez, who was once a television host. Before that, everyone was shocked when Bezos and his wife – MacKenzie divorced after 25 years of marriage.
Shortly thereafter, Bezos posted on his blog account allegations, alerting the media of posting his pictures and messages to the public and considering it a political or political act. intervention by external forces behind this violation of personal rights.
Gavin de Becker, Bezos ‘privacy consultant, said he believed the Saudi government had unauthorized access to Bezos’ phone, before the Enquirer exposed the incident. The newspaper did not provide any direct evidence, instead saying that the source came from investors and experts. De Becker also pointed out the business relationship of the Enquirer with the Saudiss government.
According to the Guardian, Bezos is the victim of the hack because he owns the Washington Post, which is having a serious problem with the Saudi Crown Prince. The newspaper reported last year that the Central Intelligence Agency was affiliated with the prince in Jamal Khashoggi’s 2018 murder.
There is no exact information about the possibility that Amazon sensitive information has been exposed when hackers hacked into Benzos phones.
The United Nations investigation on Wednesday will yield accurate results as to whether Bezos’ phone was hacked in a text message from bin Salman via the WhatsApp app. Therefore, there is no exact information about whether or not Amazon’s sensitive information has been leaked when hackers hacked Bezos’ phone. Amazon has not made any relevant comments on this issue in the past 9 months since de Becker’s allegations.