Listen: UN experts demand US inquiry into Jeff Bezos Saudi hacking claims
"The UN has asked the US to investigate the spyware spyware incident involving the phone belonging to Amazon founder. Jeff bezos The Guardian reports motherboard has obtained a copy of F. T. I. Consulting's forensic report port on the device and notes. This conclusion Bezos is phone was compromised via tools procured by South Al Qahtani motherboard describes of South Al Qahtani as a friend and close adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. He was also president and chairman of the Saudi Federation for cybersecurity eighty programming and drones and was known to procure offensive hacking tools on behalf of the Saudi regime among them tools made by the Italian company hacking checking team. The forensic investigation used a celebrate U. F. E. D. FOR PC ultimate and physical analyzer. To inspect the phone's contents. They apparently were not provided the encryption key some experts consulted by motherboard. Note that the investigators may not have got the root access they needed to fully Lee inspect the phone. Since good state-sponsored malware wouldn't portray itself by appearing in backup files an so groups Pegasus tool has been the usual all suspect but the basis for that conclusion while convincing too many remains largely circumstantial the forensic report doesn't say it found Pegasus it simply notes. It's that Pegasus could have been used and that. It's also possible hacking teams. Galileo might have been used as the report puts it advanced mobile spyware such as NSO oh groups Pegasus or hacking teams. Galileo can hook into legitimate applications and processes on a compromised device as a way to bypass detection and obfuscate activity in order to ultimately intercept exfiltration data the success of techniques such as these is a very likely explanation for the various spikes in traffic originating from Bezos is device"