The cell phone of Amazon founder and Washington Publish proprietor Jeff Bezos was hacked in 2018 after he obtained an encrypted message from the WhatsApp account of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. 5 months later, Washington Publish columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, with Prince Salman being a first-rate accused within the case.
In accordance with Guardian, forensic evaluation of the hacking has revealed that the message despatched from a quantity utilized by Salman was a malicious file, which when opened, instantly extracted massive quantities of knowledge from Bezos’s telephone.
Jeff Bezos and Mohd bin Salman had been engaged in pleasant exchanges for a while when the Amazon founder obtained this encrypted file from the Saudi Prince on Could 1.
This was months previous to the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on the Saudi consulate in Turkey in October 2018. Khashoggi was ambushed on the Saudi consulate, murdered and dismembered by a gaggle of males straight linked to the Saudi Prince.
The Saudi authorities, after in depth measures to cover-up the homicide, later admitted that it was deliberate conspiracy in opposition to Khashoggi.
In the meantime, Saudi Arabia has denied the claims that it had focused Jeff Bezos’s telephone. The Saudi embassy within the US has stated, “Latest media studies that recommend the Kingdom is behind a hacking of Mr. Jeff Bezos’ telephone are absurd. We name for an investigation on these claims in order that we are able to have all of the info out.”