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Bezos’ Phone Was Likely Hacked by Chat Account Linked to Saudi Prince, Audit Finds


WASHINGTON—Cybersecurity experts hired by Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos have alleged that his phone was probably hacked in 2018 by a WhatsApp account associated with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a person familiar with the matter. A forensic audit of Mr. Bezos’ phone by FTI Consulting, a business advisory group based in Washington, found with “medium to high confidence” that the device began leaking data shortly after being sent a video file from the WhatsApp account linked to Prince Mohammed, the...


Source: Wall Street Journal January 22, 2020 04:24 UTC



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