Jeff Bezos is a man under siege following reports that his nudes are doing rounds out there on the internet. Someone is apparently threatening to let them loose for the public eyes, and Bezos is not taking the matter lying down.
The Amazon founder with a net worth of over $133.9 billion is reported to have authorized his security chief Gavin de Becker “to proceed with whatever budget needed” to get to the bottom of how his (Bezos’) nudes got leaked.
Bezos alleges that he is the latest victim of blackmail attempts by the publisher of the National Enquirer. The trouble that has fallen Bezos also unearths a security risks majority of the rich and famous don’t take as seriously as they should.
“The perception among very affluent people is often ‘I have this level of wealth, I’m untouchable.’” argued Mark Johnson, the CEO of Sovereign Intelligence, McLean risk analytics firms based in Virginia. “But the systems they have in place for protecting their personal identifiable information are very weak.”
Ask the typical family household in America, some of their biggest fears is that their electronic devices might be …read more