20 stories about NSO
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
משרדי NSO ב הרצליה

U.S. blacklists Israeli hacking tool vendor NSO Group

The Commerce Department placed NSO Group and Candiru on its trade blacklist, saying they sold spyware to foreign governments that used the equipment to target government officials, journalists and others
משרדי NSO ב הרצליה

Report: Bahrain used NSO’s Pegasus spyware against regime opponents

24.08.21|Omer Kabir
The report from Citizen Lab maintains that the spyware was found on the smartphones of nine activists, five of which appeared on a list of 50,000 numbers of interest to NSO clients
מימין יו"ר NSO אשר לוי והמנכ"ל שלו חוליו

NSO Chairman to employees: Company ownership will not change, “continue to do the important things you do”

02.08.21|Omer Kabir
In a letter obtained by Calcalist, Asher Levy, the chairman of the company behind the controversial spyware Pegasus, wrote that investors chose to replace the managing body of the fund that owns NSO
שלו חוליו מייסד מנכ"ל משותף NSO

NSO CEO exclusively responds to allegations: "The list of 50,000 phone numbers has nothing to do with us"

20.07.21|Omer Kabir and Hagar Ravet
“I'll give you a simple statement: Journalists, human rights activists, and civil organizations are all off-limits,” said Shalev Hulio
ריגול ממשלתי ניטור המוני פרטיות מצלמות מעקב 1

NSO's spyware used to target journalists' cell phones - reports

According to the Guardian, the investigation suggested "widespread and continuing abuse" of the Israeli firm's hacking software, described as malware that infects smartphones to enable the extraction of messages, photos and emails; record calls; and secretly activate microphones
מייסד NSO שלו חוליו

Expect cyberattacks to up the ante says head of NSO Group

12.04.21|Sophie Shulman
“Cyberattacks are something we will see more and more of over the coming period. It won’t end, not even when the world emerges from the pandemic and returns to routine,” Shalev Hulio tells Calcalist at Cybernation conference