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News and updates about Pegasus Spyware Scandal

Comm. of Inquiry: Claims of illegal police wiretapping false

Investigation into claims of police misuse of Pegasus spyware finds allegations untrue, but there are issues with police use of technology.

Comm. of Inquiry: Claims of illegal police wiretapping false

Report: Members of US defense firm visited Israel to discuss NSO purchase

New York Times: Team of executives from American military contractor quietly visited Israel in recent months to try purchase NSO Group.

Members of US defense firm discussed NSO purchase in Israel

Report: US defense contractor in talks to take over Israeli NSO Group

NSO’s Pegasus spyware has been linked to abuses by governments.

US defense contractor in talks to take over Israeli NSO Group

Invasion of privacy? New bill allows police to access facial recognition camera data

Bill would permit police to access, store, & use data without a court order or judicial oversight.

New bill allows police to access facial recognition camera data

Spanish PM vows accountability over alleged spying using Israeli software

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez responds to allegations that Madrid spied on dozens of Catalan separatist figures using Israeli spyware Pegasus.

Spanish PM vows accountability over alleged spying

Report: Court approved Spain's intelligence spying on Catalans using Israeli spyware

Spain's intelligence service had court approval to spy on Catalan separatist figures using Pegasus, local newspaper says.

Court approved Spain's spying on Catalans using Israeli spyware

Spain denies spying on separatists with Israeli software

Spanish government denies report accusing it of having targeted Catalan separatists' mobile phones with Pegasus spyware.

Spain denies spying on separatists with Israeli software

Company behind controversial spyware sues Calcalist for defamation

"They made false allegations & ignored our letters, so we realized we had to sue them to get their attention."

Company behind Pegasus spyware sues Calcalist for defamation

Police Commissioner on Pegasus affair: An entire police force was tarnished

Israel Police Commissioner: The police do not spy on innocent people, the media reports were an unprecedented smear.

'An entire police force was tarnished'

After probe on spyware use: Former police chief mulling defamation suit against newspaper

Alsheikh mulling lawsuit against newspaper which published report on alleged police use of spyware.

Former police chief mulling defamation suit

Probe finds: Police did not use Pegasus to spy on civilians without court order

Team led by Deputy AG finds no evidence that Israel Police used Pegasus spyware on civilians without approval from a judge.

Police did not spy on civilians without court order

Thousands demonstrate against police over Pegasus spyware case

Supporters of former PM Netanyahu come out in Tel Aviv to call for a state commission of inquiry into the Pegasus spyware scandal.

Thousands demonstrate against police over Pegasus spyware case

Netanyahu: It's not Sheikh Jarrah, it's our capital Jerusalem

Opposition leader demands police protect Jewish residents of Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood following violent removal of MK Ben-Gvir.

Netanyahu: It's not Sheikh Jarrah, it's our capital Jerusalem

Former police com. denies Pegasus spyware story

Former Police Commissioner Ron Alsheich says "someone will pay" for lies about illegal police surveillance of citizens.

Former police com. denies Pegasus spyware story

Right-wing bloc demands commission of inquiry into police spying scandal

Opposition party leaders: Delay in setting up commission of inquiry gives police time to cover up their crimes in spyware scandal.

Right-wing bloc demands commission of inquiry into police spying

Prosecution: No illegal use of spyware in Netanyahu cases

Police claim to have received court orders for all spying, admitting they sometimes extracted more data than permitted.

Prosecution: No illegal use of spyware in Netanyahu cases

Former Police commissioner: Report on spyware use has no bearing on reality

Former commissioner Roni Alsheikh says that any spying on suspects was "done legally with an order by a judge".

'Report on spyware use has no bearing on reality'

Report: Senior police officials preparing for probe of spyware use

Senior members of Investigations Department preparing for commission of inquiry that will probe use of spyware against civilians.

Senior police officials preparing for probe of spyware use

Pegasus Spyware Scandal: Decision on com. of inquiry in coming days

PM convenes consultation with heads of legal system regarding the steps to be taken before establishing commission of inquiry.

Decision on commission of inquiry in coming days

The battle for the world’s most powerful cyberweapon

Jason Greenblatt and Ronen Bergman discuss the Pegasus spyware scandal in Israel.

The battle for the world’s most powerful cyberweapon

UTJ MK: Does anyone actually think this is a democratic state?

MK Yisrael Eichler blasts government following NSO affair.

'Does anyone actually think this is a democratic state?'player

Sa'ar on spyware saga: If someone did things without authorization - he will be punished

Justice Minister responds to NSO affair, supports establishment of a state commission of inquiry.

'An in-depth investigation is required'

Diaspora Minister demands gov't probe of police hacking allegations

'Police have no right to monitor private citizens or businessmen without a warrant,' says Diaspora Minister Nacham Shai.

Diaspora Minister demands gov't probe of police hacking claims

Israeli premier demands answers in Pegasus spyware scandal

Bennett defends controversial spyware for use against terrorism, while vowing new AG will provide answers following report of misuse.

Israeli premier demands answers in Pegasus spyware scandal

Police hacked phones of top ministry officials, CEOs, protesters

New report reveals massive list of targets whose phones were hacked by Israeli police using Pegasus spyware.

Police hacked phones of top ministry officials, CEOs, protesters