Amnesty loses battle against Israeli spy-technology company

The Tel Aviv court ruled that Amnesty International failed to present sufficient evidence in its claim against spy-technology company NSO.

Rina Bassist | Cybersecurity | Jul 14, 2020
al-monitor An iPhone user in front of the building housing the Israeli NSO Group, Herzliya, Israel, Aug. 28, 2016. Photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images.

Coronavirus shambles IDF plans for a super digital army

Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi’s plan of turning the IDF into the world’s most digital army is currently being foiled by coronavirus-induced budget cuts.

Ben Caspit | Cybersecurity | Jun 2, 2020

Intel: Voter data leak threatens to draw Netanyahu into new investigation

Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority announced the launch of an investigation into a massive data leak by a website for a mobile phone app used by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party.

Danny Zaken | Cybersecurity | Feb 10, 2020

Hackers zap official Iraqi websites with cyberattacks

Electronic hacking operations against Iraqi institutional websites have sabotaged the prime minister’s page and those of various governmental, ministerial and security agencies.

Adnan Abu Zeed | Cybersecurity | Jan 10, 2020

Intel: How Iranian influence operations are receiving new scrutiny in Washington

The Senate is poised to follow the House lead in passing legislation to create a center to monitor Iranian, Russian, Chinese and North Korean efforts to sway US public opinion.

Bryant Harris | Social Media | Dec 16, 2019