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UN investigators just backed bombshell claims that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hacked Jeff Bezos' phone

Posted On: 22 Jan 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

UN investigators just backed bombshell claims that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hacked Jeff Bezos' phone

The Guardian reported Tuesday an investigation had found Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
UN investigators David Kaye and Agnes Callamard released a statement on Wednesday confirming their belief that Crown Prince Mohammed was involved in the hack of Bezos' phone.
The detailed report suggested the tool most likely to have been used in the hack was Pegasus, invasive software from secretive Israeli security firm NSO Group.
The Saudi government has denied the allegations, calling them "absurd."
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UN investigators said on Wednesday there are reasonable grounds to believe that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in a hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone.
"UN human rights experts are gravely concerned by information they have received suggesting that, in contravention of fundamental international human rights standards, a WhatsApp account belonging to the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi...

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