This Israeli Company Can Hack Into Any Apple or Android Phone

If Cellebrite sounds familiar, that’s because the name of this Israeli company came up during Apple’s standoff with the FBI over breaking iPhone encryption. The agency managed to crack the San Bernardino iPhone with the help of an undisclosed company. Read more

Israeli Government Okayed Sale of Spyware That Exploits iPhones

NSO Group, an Israeli technology company that created spyware that was found being used to compromise a prominent United Arab Emirates activist’s iPhone, had sold the software to an Arab company with the express permission of the Israeli Defense Ministry. Read more

Israeli Company NSO Charges $650000 to Hack 10 iPhones

Israeli company NSO Group Technologies Ltd., which develops sophisticated mobile phone hacking software, capable of extracting information from any mobile device, anywhere, now finds itself the victim of a ‘hack’ of a different kind. Read more

iPhone Spyware Spotlights Israel’s Secretive Surveillance Industry

The discovery of sophisticated spyware to infiltrate and remotely take control of iPhones without leaving a trace has put a spotlight on Israel’s secretive surveillance industry, considered among the world’s most advanced. Read more

iPhone Hacking Saga Raises Questions About Start-Up Nation’s Dark Side

When Apple rushed an urgent security update out to its iPhone and iPad users on Thursday, it was accompanied by an uncomfortable story. Read more

The Israelis Behind History’s ‘Most Sophisticated Tracker Program’ That Wormed Into Apple

On August 10, Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates, received a text message that invited him to click on a link that would reveal new information about torture in jails in his country. Mansoor, who had been a repeated target of the regime, grew suspicious and turned over the message to researchers from Citizen Lab. Read more