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Report: Israeli cyber startup helped Najib spy on opposition in 2018

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Modified 29 May 2020, 6:15 am
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Court documents in Israel have allegedly revealed that cyber startup company Senpai Technologies signed a US$1.5 million (RM6.5 million) deal to supply Malaysia’s Special Branch with surveillance tools that were used to help former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak maintain surveillance on his political opposition in the run-up to the 14th general election.

According to a report by Israel's technology news site "CTech", the Malaysian government signed a deal to acquire a system that allowed it to gather information and analyse data on civilian activity.

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