20 stories about NSO
תוכנת ריגול פגסוס NSO

After cutbacks and CEO departure, what’s next for the controversial NSO?

The surveillance firm, which makes Pegasus software, has been contending with legal action after allegations that its tools were misused by governments and other agencies to hack mobile phones
שלו חוליו על רקע משרדי NSO במושב ספיר

NSO lays off 100 employees, CEO Shalev Hulio to step down

21.08.22|Meir Orbach
The much-maligned offensive cyber company will be parting ways with around 15% of its workforce, while long-standing CEO Hulio will focus on the sale of the company, which has been under intense scrutiny since last year for the sale of its Pegasus hacking tool
רוני אלשיך ו קובי שבתאי מפכ"לי ה משטרה מיין רחב

Marari report: "Police exceeded its authority. Failings in the use of tapping systems"

02.08.22|Tomer Ganon
The Marari report, which investigated the use of spyware by police, including NSO’s Pegasus, found that information was extracted from mobile devices in violation of the law, as well as serious failures in supervision and control procedures by police
מימין קובי שבתאי שלו חוליו רוני אלשיך משטרה NSO

Police confirm for the first time: There have been irregularities in the use of NSO software

02.02.22|Zvi Zerahia
Ministry of Justice orders the establishment of an investigation team that will submit conclusions within 5 months
שירי דולב נשיאת NSO ועידת כחול לבן

NSO subsidiary companies involved in intercepting drones and hacking IoT devices

26.01.22|Meir Orbach
A petition filed to the Tel Aviv District Court provides a glimpse into the NSO Group’s widespread activities. Wayout is the most secretive of them all, and its founder is the group’s president’s brother
ועידת התחזיות 2018 אשר לוי מנכ"ל אורבוטק

NSO Chairman quits company amidst ongoing turmoil

25.01.22|Meir Orbach
Asher Levy, who served as Chairman since April 2020, has left the embattled company behind the Pegasus spyware
רוני אלשיך ו קובי שבתאי מפכ"לי ה משטרה מיין רחב

Israeli police used NSO’s Pegasus to spy on local mayors, their relatives

23.01.22|Tomer Ganon
Police tapped phones of three heads of local authorities, whom law enforcement suspected of engaging in corrupt activity, but no evidence was found and no indictment filed; some were detained, with their homes searched
NSO משטרה תמונת כתבת מוסף לרוחב

Step-by-step: How Israel Police used NSO’s Pegasus to spy on citizens

20.01.22|Tomer Ganon
Marking the target, hacking the phone, filing the information, real-time tracking and data analysis - Calcalist reveals what every step of the spyware operation looked like
משטרה NSO כתבת מוסף

Israel Police used Pegasus to track activist's secret use of gay dating app

20.01.22|Tomer Ganon
Police officer who was in charge of tapping activist's phone with NSO’s spyware, called individual a 'danger to democracy', claimed info on his use of Grindr while married 'serves as leverage' in investigation
קובי שבתאי מפכ"ל ה משטרה

Move over NSO: Israeli police is paying private hackers to spy on citizens

19.01.22|Tomer Ganon
The police’s cyber division employs external hackers to collect intelligence on targets. The hackers don’t have security clearance, were not trained as police officers, and are exposed to extremely private and secret information
מימין קובי שבתאי שלו חוליו רוני אלשיך משטרה NSO

Israel police uses NSO’s Pegasus to spy on citizens

18.01.22|Tomer Ganon
Mayors, leaders of political protests against former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and former governmental employees, were among those tracked by police without a search or bugging warrant authorizing the surveillance
גיא קליזמן

The forgery and fraud history of the intelligence officer blacklisted by Meta

20.12.21|Tomer Ganon
Bluehawk, owned and founded by Guy Klisman, was among half a dozen companies called out by Facebook owner Meta for hacking or other abuses
מטה NSO הרצליה סייבר 2

Israel defense ministry slashes cyber export list, drops Saudi Arabia, UAE

25.11.21|Meir Orbach
The Ministry of Defense has reduced the number of countries approved for export of cyber tools by Israeli companies from 102 to 37
משרדי NSO בערבה

Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group, saying U.S. citizens were targets

The iPhone maker is the latest in a string of companies and governments to come after NSO, the maker of the Pegasus hacking tool that watchdog groups say targeted human rights workers and journalists
איציק בנבנישתי מנכ"ל פרטנר 16.8.20 ועידת Mind The Tech

NSO would-be CEO steps down just two weeks after joining embattled company

11.11.21|Golan Hazani
Itzik Benbenisti was named as the spyware company's new CEO last month, but announced that he is leaving on Thursday following NSO’s blacklisting by the U.S. Commerce Department