The recent news surrounding Amazon chief, Jeff Bezos, demonstrates that even leaders of giant tech companies aren’t impervious to cyber-fraud. This article in the BBC suggests that he was a victim of targeted cyber-fraud. Personal photos sent between him and his partner were obtained and used in an attempted extortion against him. The article goes on to make the important point that the world’s best security, something Amazon can surely afford to employ, cannot provide 100% protection from cyber-crime and that ensuring that users are alert to the dangers is still one of the best forms of prevention.
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