It has widely been reported that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ iPhone was hacked, but does that mean other CEOs could face the same sort of attack? The short answer is yes, because anyone and everyone is at risk from a similar sort of hack, including both iPhone and Android users. However, the risk may be even greater for public figures like CEOs of major companies. In addition to being CEO of Amazon, Bezos also owns The Washington Post, which places him in the news industry as well.
Details about Jeff Bezos’ iPhone hack
News reports indicate that Jeff Bezos’ iPhone hack occurred when he received what appeared to be an innocent message from Saudi Arabia. He received a video file that contained malware which gave hackers access to all of the files that were on his smartphone. Given that Bezos is the world’s richest person and the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, it comes as no surprise that he would be a target, but you don’t have to be rich and famous to become the target of hackers. ….
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