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Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos’ phone was reportedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2018

Bezos reportedly had a friendly WhatsApp exchange with the crown prince, whose phone sent a file thought to have infiltrated Bezos' phone when opened.

The NSA found a ‘severe’ security flaw with Microsoft Windows 10, and it’s urging all users to do a software update immediately

It's exceedingly rare for government agencies to share their discovery of vulnerabilities with a private company, an expert says.

People are hacking their Peloton bikes so they can watch Netflix and cheat the leaderboard ranking system

Some people are rooting the tablets attached to their Pelotons to use them for purposes other than what the company intended.
Ring is a home security company that sells smart video doorbells and security cameras.

Ring and Amazon get slammed with a federal lawsuit that claims the companies failed to secure cameras against hackers

The company has been accused of negligence and breach of implied contract for failing to properly protect its users against cyberattack.
A classroom at Justus Liebig University, which was the victim of a cyber attack.

A university had to hand out paper passwords to 38,000 students and staff after being hacked

The ordeal illustrates how a coordinated malware attack can bring an entire institution to a grinding halt.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

The biggest password flubs of 2019, from Facebook’s stolen data to Lisa Kudrow’s Instagram

The actress Lisa Kudrow also made the list for accidentally posting a photo on Instagram of her password written on a sticky note.

Amazon Ring cameras keep getting hacked. Here’s how to protect your Ring against hackers.

Cybersecurity experts told Business Insider there are straightforward steps Ring owners can take to secure their devices from similar attacks.

Ring says it will introduce new security features after hackers broke into a camera in an 8-year-old’s bedroom, where they could watch and talk ...

The company said hackers were able to break into the camera in part because of weak passwords. It's unclear what Ring's security improvements will be.
The company said it believes the crime was a "smash and grab" rather than an attempt to steal employee information.

The banking information of 29,000 Facebook employees was stolen in ‘smash and grab’ theft from an employee’s car, company says

The data was reportedly stored on unencrypted corporate hard drives, which the thief stole from a Facebook employee's car.