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Knesset approves Shin Bet tracking of COVID-19 patients approved for 3 weeks

Knesset approves Shin Bet tracking of COVID-19 patients approved for 3 weeks

Bill allowing Shin Bet to temporarily track the phones of coronavirus patients passed into law by the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2020 22:59
Law allowing Shin Bet surveillance of coronavirus patients frozen

Law allowing Shin Bet surveillance of coronavirus patients frozen

Following public criticism, Coronavirus Cabinet decides not to advance bill allowing Shin Bet to gather data on phones of patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 16:15
Israeli government moves to allow tracking cell phones to fight coronavirus

Israeli government moves to allow tracking cell phones to fight coronavirus

Agency would not require court order to perform surveillance but will be 'limited in scope of information and what it can be used for'.Marcy Oster - JTA, 16/03/2020 20:28
Hidden camera outside the home of the Shin Bet chief

Hidden camera outside the home of the Shin Bet chief

The home of Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman was subject to surveillance for several days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2018 06:31
Police deploy drone fleet, pledge not to invade privacy

Police deploy drone fleet, pledge not to invade privacy

Drones divided between 14 police stations 'to assist in real time during searches and escapes.' Operators 'received privacy briefing.'Mordechai Sones, 03/09/2017 11:01
Obama official admits intelligence gathered on Trump

Obama official admits intelligence gathered on Trump

Former top Obama official admits on live tv to encouraging gathering of intelligence on Trump.Gary Willig, 29/03/2017 19:09
Report: Trump transition team was under surveillance

Report: Trump transition team was under surveillance

Rep. Devin Nunes says members of Trump’s transition team were under inadvertent surveillance following the election.Ben Ariel, 23/03/2017 02:15
Report: Obama spied on Netanyahu after NSA reforms

Report: Obama spied on Netanyahu after NSA reforms

Wall Street Journal reveals the United States intercepted Netanyahu's calls in order to monitor his campaign against the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 30/12/2015 02:15
Expert: People Need to Know their Data is Private

Expert: People Need to Know their Data is Private

Security technologist Bruce Schneier says countries should enact privacy laws so that individuals know their private data is secure.Yoni Kempinski, 25/06/2015 01:46
Expert: Iran Talks Spy Virus Does More Than Peek

Expert: Iran Talks Spy Virus Does More Than Peek

Duqu virus - whether Israeli or not - could have been used to record video, conversations, ID information, and passwords.Tova Dvorin, 12/06/2015 14:41
New French Surveillance Law to Find Terrorists

New French Surveillance Law to Find Terrorists

France overwhelmingly passes new law to spy on citizens; poll shows French support move while rights groups complain of pitfalls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2015 19:52
'Big Brother' Will Watch Israel's School Pupils

'Big Brother' Will Watch Israel's School Pupils

On Sunday, the Education Ministry issued a policy review increasing the use of surveillance cameras in schools.Moshe Cohen, 03/05/2015 22:21
'Jihadi John' Relatives Under Watch in Kuwait

'Jihadi John' Relatives Under Watch in Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities are monitoring family members of Mohammed Emwazi, believed to be ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2015 09:48
Jerusalem: Surveillance Balloons to Fight Terror

Jerusalem: Surveillance Balloons to Fight Terror

Municipality responds to 'silent intifada' from the air, with new unit to locate riots and attacks which have exploded recently.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 29/10/2014 09:17
Police Use Drones to Monitor 'Price Tag' Suspect

Police Use Drones to Monitor 'Price Tag' Suspect

Drone launched over alleged vandalism on Arab orchard, monitoring suspect's every step and prompting questions over priorities.Tova Dvorin, 16/05/2014 10:13
NSA Able to Record '100%' of Others' Phone Calls

NSA Able to Record '100%' of Others' Phone Calls

Sources reveal that the NSA has built a system capable of recording “100 percent” of a foreign country’s telephone calls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2014 04:46
NSA Used 'Angry Birds' to Spy on Users

NSA Used 'Angry Birds' to Spy on Users

New Snowden documents reveal: Spy agencies used "leaky" smartphone apps to collect information.Elad Benari, 28/01/2014 05:45
Obama Announces Reforms in NSA Surveillance

Obama Announces Reforms in NSA Surveillance

Obama proposes new protections for people whose information was collected, announces NSA will stop targeting friendly world leaders.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/01/2014 20:29
NSA Collected 200 Million Text Messages a Day

NSA Collected 200 Million Text Messages a Day

The NSA has collected almost 200 million text messages a day from across the globe, reveal Edward Snowden documents.Elad Benari, 17/01/2014 03:39
NSA Surveillance is Legal, Rules Federal Judge

NSA Surveillance is Legal, Rules Federal Judge

Federal judge in New York rules that the NSA's bulk collection of data on nearly every phone call made in the United States is legal.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/12/2013 22:03
White House: No Immediate Plans to Release Pollard

White House: No Immediate Plans to Release Pollard

President Obama has no immediate plans to release Pollard, despite revelations about U.S. spying on Israel, say White House officials.Nir Har Zahav, 23/12/2013 23:34
White House: We Collect Information Like Others

White House: We Collect Information Like Others

White House won't respond to reports that the NSA spied on Olmert and Barak. Israeli officials: We weren't surprised.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/12/2013 22:01
U.S., Britain Spied on Olmert and Netanyahu

U.S., Britain Spied on Olmert and Netanyahu

Prime Ministers Netanyahu and Olmert were among those spied upon by the NSA, according to Snowden documents.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/12/2013 20:29
U.S. Senator Speaks Out Against NSA Surveillance

U.S. Senator Speaks Out Against NSA Surveillance

Senator Diane Feinstein says she is "totally opposed" to NSA spying on leaders of American allies.Elad Benari, 29/10/2013 04:14
NSA Denies Obama Knew About Merkel Surveillance

NSA Denies Obama Knew About Merkel Surveillance

NSA did not discuss with Obama "an alleged foreign intelligence operation" involving German Chancellor, says spokeswoman.Elad Benari, 28/10/2013 04:15
US Recorded 'Millions of Calls' in France

US Recorded 'Millions of Calls' in France

"Le Monde" cites documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden with new accusations.Arutz Sheva, 21/10/2013 10:19
US Gov’t Scrutinizes Google Acquisition of Waze

US Gov’t Scrutinizes Google Acquisition of Waze

The US government is scrutinizing the mammoth Google search engine’s acquisition of the Israeli-created Waze mapping application.Chana Ya'ar, 23/06/2013 11:08
France Threatens Google Over Privacy

France Threatens Google Over Privacy

Acting for Europe, France is threatening to fine the giant Google Internet search engine firm over privacy issues.Chana Ya'ar, 20/06/2013 15:57
NSA Head: PRISM Foiled at Least 50 Terror Attacks

NSA Head: PRISM Foiled at Least 50 Terror Attacks

U.S. surveillance efforts foiled over 50 potential terrorist events since 2001, says NSA chief Keith Alexander.Elad Benari, 19/06/2013 01:14
US NSA Says Prevented ‘Dozens’ of Terror Attacks

US NSA Says Prevented ‘Dozens’ of Terror Attacks

America's National Security Agency chief says ‘dozens’ of terror attacks were prevented in recent years through its surveillance programs.Chana Ya'ar, 13/06/2013 09:26
Administration Defends 'Prism' Spying Program

Administration Defends 'Prism' Spying Program

Press reveals U.S. government has been spying on citizens through phones, internet.Arutz Sheva, 07/06/2013 10:08
CIA Drone Could Help Iran Hide Nukes

CIA Drone Could Help Iran Hide Nukes

The downing of a CIA stealth RQ-170 Sentinel drone over Iran has caused consternation in the US after clear identification was made.Chana Ya'ar, 10/12/2011 22:41
Killers of Shin Bet Man, Schoolgirl to Go Free

Killers of Shin Bet Man, Schoolgirl to Go Free

Killers of 15-year old Helena Rapp and security officer Noam Cohen to be releasedAnav Silverman, 17/10/2011 09:24
Govt Plans Constant Surveillance

Govt Plans Constant Surveillance

Cameras and sensors to be put up in dozens of cities as part of the City Without Violence program.Maayana Miskin, 14/03/2010 21:54