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Bezos case exposes billionaires’ vulnerability to hackers


Since the revelations about Bezos, computer security experts interviewed by AFP report an increase in calls from wealthy clients asking them to verify that their computer systems and devices were not hacked. — AFP

Since the revelations about Bezos, computer security experts interviewed by AFP report an increase in calls from wealthy clients asking them to verify that their computer systems and devices were not hacked. — AFP

NEW YORK: The stunning revelation that a tabloid obtained below-the-belt selfies of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos – the world’s richest man – suggests that even billionaires are not out of the reach of hackers. 

Bezos came out fighting this week, accusing the National Enquirer of blackmailing him with lurid pictures of him and his mistress, and pre-empting the threat to publish by releasing details of the images himself. 

   

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