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What The Bezos Phone Hack Means For Business Executives

This article was originally published on Silicon Luxembourg on Feb. 4th, 2020

For the last several months, many of us in the mobile technology security community have heard rumors about Jeff Bezos’ iPhone. Not that he had access to a special new model or something good, but something quite bad – that his iPhone had been remotely compromised by a well-funded group to gain access to his personal information as the result of a business deal gone bad.

What is surprising about this security incident is that Bezos has access to some of the best cyber security professionals in the world. He has a dedicated team who looks after his physical and cyber protection. If this type of attack can be successful with Bezos as the target, then nearly anyone is just as vulnerable (probably more so because most don’t have the cyber protection resources Bezos does).

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