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מוסף שבועי 10.11.22 פקח בכניסה לנתב"ג

Israel Police using controversial profiling algorithm at airport in fight against drugs

14.11.22|Tomer Ganon
The AI profiling system being used by police at Ben-Gurion Airport aims to identify who might be smuggling drugs based on undisclosed data and regardless of any actual suspicion
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
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
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
Forenza Platform

Forenza’s ‘digital forensics’ platform can help cops catch TikTok criminals

21.05.21|James Spiro
The subscription service scans public videos to categorize noticeable features
Police State

How predictive analytics can support effective lockdown management

28.10.20|DJ Das
AI-powered predictive analytics solutions can provide crucial insights to law enforcement teams, allowing them to fairly and effectively enforce lockdown restrictions and back up their decision-making with data
מערכת שיבוש רחפנים של חברת סקיילוק הישראלית

Israeli army examining purchase of wearable anti-drone device

03.08.20|Udi Etsion
The system, priced at $50,000, is developed by Israeli startup SKYLOCK and has already been sold to the U.S. Army and NATO forces
קורונה שוק הכרמל תל אביב

Israel's Supreme Court Allows Police to Surveil Civilian Phones to Enforce Quarantine Regulations

25.03.20|Tomer Ganon
Police will only be allowed to gather sporadic real-time location information to make sure those who have the virus or were in risk of exposure remain in their designated quarantine locations
קונים ב שוק בעידן ה קורונה

Israeli Government Bypasses Parliament, Approves Surveillance on Civilians to Fight Covid-19

17.03.20|Omer Kabir
After a parliamentary subcommittee refused to grant police and Shin Bet the authority to use technological means to monitor the location of coronavirus patients, the Israeli government utilized the country’s permanent state of emergency to pass the regulations
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Israel Police Had a Plan to Police Social Media

08.10.19|Omer Kabir
An inner document obtained by Calcalist reveals the police has set up a dedicated “shaming” officer who is in charge of removing negative comments and posts from social media, and that the agency also previously planned to create a real-time monitoring system of such posts
יוסי משי טלגראס

Telegrass' Marijuana Operation: Method, Testimonies, and Question Marks

10.07.19|Amir Kurz
On March 12, Israel Police arrested 42 people suspected of holding top management positions in Israeli drug distribution network Telegrass, which operated via encrypted instant messaging app Telegram
הפגנה אתיופים פתח תקווה

As Protests Subside, the Plight of Israel’s Ethiopian Community Is Only More Glaring

04.07.19|Lilach Baumer, Shachar Ilan, and Meir Orbach
Israel’s Ethiopian community took to the streets again on Wednesday afternoon to protest police violence, racial profiling, and discrimination
פגנת ה אתיופים ב קריית אתא

Israel Grinds to a Halt as Country’s Ethiopian Community Protests Police Violence

03.07.19|Lilach Baumer
A night of riots resulted in over a hundred cops and many protestors and bystanders injured and 136 protestors detained; damage was caused to private property, police cars, and ambulances
מצלמת גוף ל שוטרים משטרה

12,000 Israeli Police Officers to be Outfitted With Body Cameras

21.01.19|Lilach Baumer
Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said the cameras will supply the country’s police with the “ultimate evidence”