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U.N. says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because "it's not supported as a secure

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UN expert recommends Kushner change his phone after suspected Saudi hack

One of the United Nations investigators involved in assessing the hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's telephone says other people in regular contact with the powerful Saudi Crown Prince -- such as President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner -- should be careful and replace their phones.

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White House says it takes reports of Amazon chief Bezos' phone hack seriously

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday said it is taking reports about the hacking of Amazon chief and

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Amazon Asks Court to Pause Microsoft Work on $10 Billion Pentagon Cloud Deal

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. asked a court to temporarily block Microsoft Corp. from working on a $10 billion Pentagon cloud

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Jeff Bezos phone hacking scandal: Spyware so smart even billionaires aren’t safe

Researchers still aren’t sure exactly what infected the Amazon CEO’s iPhone X

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‘We’re the most privileged humans on earth’: Millionaires and billionaires demand to pay higher taxes

More than 120 billionaires and millionaires have demanded to be allowed to pay higher taxes. The group, which includes actor

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5 things to know for January 23: Impeachment, coronavirus, Australia, Auschwitz

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

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Facebook Says Bezos Hack Highlights Smartphone Vulnerabilities

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Bezos Hack Claim Clouds Start of Big Year for Saudi Crown Prince

(Bloomberg) -- The incendiary claim that the crown prince of Saudi Arabia was involved in hacking Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer

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Boris Johnson 'communicated with Saudi crown prince over WhatsApp'

Boris Johnson exchanged WhatsApp messages with the Saudi Arabia crown prince, it has been reported. The prime minister is said

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UN calls for investigation after Saudi crown prince implicated in hack of Jeff Bezos' phone

UN experts said they are "gravely concerned" by information they have received suggesting that a WhatsApp account belonging to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was used to deliver spyware to the mobile phone of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

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Jeff Bezos tweets picture of Jamal Khashoggi memorial after Saudi hacking report

Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident who was living in self-imposed exile in the US, was murdered in Istanbul in October 2018 by agents of the Saudi government. He had written pieces critical of the Saudi government for The Washington Post, which Bezos owns.

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U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

By Joseph Menn and Raphael Satter SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and

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Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

By Kevin Krolicki DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday

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FedEx Ground Sunday delivery to begin this weekend

FedEx said it will start delivering packages through its new Sunday ground service this weekend as it competes with Amazon and other courier services.

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Bezos Hack Began With Saudi Goodwill Tour, Intimate Dinner

(Bloomberg) -- In the spring of 2018, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, arrived in the U.S. for a

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White House silent so far on Bezos claims of Saudi hack

United Nations experts were quick to weigh in Wednesday on explosive allegations that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader ordered the hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos -- but the White House, so far, has stayed silent in his defense.

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Saudi Prince Linked by UN Duo to Bezos Hack, Bid to Muzzle Post

(Bloomberg) -- United Nations experts accused the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of possible involvement in hacking Jeff Bezos’s

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Facebook Opens Wallet, Leading Peers in Newly Hostile Washington

(Bloomberg) -- Four of the five biggest U.S. technology giants boosted their lobbying spending last year as they battled charges

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UN experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hacking of Bezos phone

Independent UN rights experts said Wednesday they had received information that Amazon owner Jeff Bezos's phone was hacked through a

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Jeff Bezos’s phone may have been hacked after receiving WhatsApp video from Saudi crown prince MBS, say UN experts

On 8 November 2018, amid the storm of accusations and recriminations over the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi

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Jeff Bezos’s Phone Was Hacked By Saudi Crown Prince: Report

Amaozn CEO Jeff Bezos was recently in India to push for small businesses in the country.

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UN backs probe into Jeff Bezos phone hack after message from Saudi prince

Two senior UN officials have backed a full investigation into allegations that Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’s phone was “hacked” after

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Jeff Bezos’ phone hack shows no device is secure

A large amount of data was exfiltrated from Bezos’s phone within hours of the attack, the report said.A common vector for malware on smartphones are malicious apps from third-party stores

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