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In this video, we talk with independent journalist, author, and economist Dr. Shir Hever about the Pegasus spyware developed by Israeli cyberweapons company NSO Group, and how it is being used by governments around the world to hack and control phones. We also examine the impact this has on civil liberties and why it’s important to protect them.
Dr. Shir Hever is an independent economic researcher and journalist. He writes articles and research for various venues and gives lectures in political and academic venues. He is the author of The Privatisation of Israeli Security (Pluto, 2017) and The Political Economy of Israel’s Occupation (Pluto, 2010). He is currently the military embargo coordinator of the BNC (Boycott National Committee) of the BDS movement.
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