20 stories about Surveillance
ועידת Mind the Tech ניו יורק - דר ביל מרזק חוקר בכיר במכון סיטיזן לאב

“The surveillance industry is heading towards a squeeze”

Dr. Bill Marczak, Research Scientist at ICSI and Research Fellow at Citizen Lab, was speaking at Calcalist’s Mind the Tech conference in New York
פגסוס NSO תוכנת ריגול פרטיות סייבר האקר פריצה

Report: Israeli authorities request most Big Tech user data across Middle East and Western Asia

04.08.22|James Spiro
Cybersecurity company Surfshark analyzed the data requests by local authorities from companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft
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
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
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
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
פרטיות מידע פרטי דליפת מידע סייבר פייסבוק 2

Israel's Supreme Court curbs use of phone tracking for Covid-19 carriers

Judges say that the practice that was imposed as a temporary emergency measure, was slowly becoming permanent

IAI unveils MegaPOP, its new electro-optical surveillance system

17.02.21|James Spiro
The multi-sensor camera offers solutions for marine or land border control and other surveillance missions
בניין ו משרדי ורינט verint רחוב משכית 33 הרצליה

Verint Systems supplied South Sudan with surveillance technology says Amnesty

02.02.21|Omer Kabir
Amnesty International obtained documents that prove that between March 2015 and February 2017, the South Sudanese government paid the company $762,000 for surveillance equipment that was used to illegally wiretap citizens’ phones
קורונה ברלין גרמניה שוטרים אוכפים את הסגר ערב  השנה החדשה 2021

Tech Trends: Five reasons why 2021 will be as least as bad as 2020

02.01.21|Omer Kabir
Tech companies will grow stronger, computer systems will continue to leak private data, and elections are still at risk of manipulation
מערכת זיהוי פנים סין

The Rayzone Group’s secret cyber intelligence activities revealed

29.12.20|Tomer Ganon and Hagar Ravet
Deals with law enforcement agencies across Asia and Central America are just a portion of the activities of the Israeli company, which in the past mediated a deal between NSO and a foreign military
קורונה סמארטפון Covid 19 אפליקציה

Israel is ending its cellphone surveillance to track Covid-19 next month

The method has faced challenges in courts and parliament because of privacy concerns and questions about its efficacy
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
NSO  עמרי לביא

Evolve or die: The cybersecurity industry’s challenges in the post-coronavirus world

26.08.20|Omri Lavie
Organizations must be ready to adopt changes in order to ensure we can securely conduct our new remotely-managed lives
מוסף שבועי 20.8.20 אבנר פז צוק stream

Former IDF cyber chief warns of red-lines being crossed and the erosion of Israel’s democracy

21.08.20|Sophie Shulman
Avenr Paz Tzuk talks to Calcalist about the ethics of surveillance, his faith in education and his fear of a military brain drain