Source: Business Insider
Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook’s EMEA vice president, said that the recently reported hack of Jeff Bezos’ iPhone highlights “potential underlying vulnerabilities” on smartphone operating systems, according to Bloomberg . A forensic analysis from FTI Consulting indicated that Bezos’ had been using an iPhone X as his personal device, although there is no indication in the report that vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS software was to blame for the reported attack. Bezos’ iPhone was reportedly hacked after he had received a video file sent via the Facebook-owned WhatsApp in 2018, which caused large amounts of data to be transferred from his phone. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A Facebook executive said that the recently reported hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ iPhone highlights potential security issues with mobile device operating systems, according to Bloomberg. “One of the things that it highlights is actually some of the potential underlying vulnerabilities that exist on the actual operating systems on phones,” Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook’s vice president for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, said during a recent interview with Bloomberg Television.