Amazon boss hacked by through WhatsApp

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, the world's largest e-commerce in the world is at the heart of a computer hacking case.

Indeed, the latter would be the victim of a computer hack of his mobile phone through the messaging app WhatsApp. Currently, Saudi Arabia is suspected of having sponsored this computer hack.

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According to evidence from a report released today, January 22, exactly, united Nations officials, it is possible that some of the data collected require an investigation by both sides, i.e. on the side of the United States and Saudi Arabia. "The alleged hacking of Mr. Bezos' phone, and those of others, requires an immediate investigation by the U.S. authorities and other authorities, including an investigation into the involvement (…) direct and Crown Prince's personal efforts to target opponents Alleged. The report explained.

The investigation into the report was conducted by the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Issues, Agnes Callamard and the Head of Freedom of Expression, David Kaye. Referring to the first information obtained through this survey, the actual results of which will not be revealed until June, it is already possible to establish some corroboration between what has been found and the conclusions made by specialists specially hired by the CEO of Amazon. According to his findings, the Amazon CEO's mobile phone has been hacked since 2018 after he received a corrupted video from his WhatsApp email account. Apparently, this video came from another email account this time belonging to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman affectionately known as MBS. According to The Guardian, the video was sent to the Amazon boss following exchanges between him and the Saudi prince on May 1, 2018 via the messaging service. It was after that that the video was sent when it was not requested during the exchanges. In addition, anonymous sources have sent information to the British media suggesting that the wrong-fault for this hacking is nothing else saudi Arabia.

According to FTI Consulting, very large digital data was siphoned from Jeff Bezos' mobile phone after receiving the video. This confirmation was given to the Reuters news agency. However, no information has confirmed or even described the information that was stolen from Jeff Bezos' mobile phone.

But it seems that the report that is about to be published risks further degrading the relationship that the American billionaire and the Saudi government have already had since the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was writing for the Washington Post, the newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos. In addition, the Saudi Embassy was keen to refute all forms of information that led to the saudi government being behind the hacking of the CEO of Amazon. "The press reports suggesting that the kingdom was behind the hacking of Mr. Bezos' phone is absurd. We call for an investigation into these charges so that the truth can be established. »

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