YEMEN Press Agency

Israeli army demanded to establish cyber spying system on social media: Israeli newspaper

SANAA, Oct. 17 (YPA) – The Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed on Wednesday that the Israeli army asked the Zionist cyber companies during the two years 2015 and 2016 to provide them with a system that enables the army to collect all information about the owners of accounts in social media websites, like Facebook, Twitter and others.

According to Haaretz, the Israeli army also requested that the system should be able to identify closed and secret accounts and members of any closed private group and provide to the army the possibility of using fake accounts.

The newspaper pointed out that the topics and words considered by the army as a priority for follow-up and the selection of accounts are for example: Terrorism, resistance, nationalism, religion, social relations with terrorists and organizations, politics, parties and politicians names.

The army also asked to set up the possibility of using the system to cover Arabic, Hebrew and English languages speakers.