Former IDF general: We have ability to hack advanced Hezbollah rockets

Former IDF Brig. Gen. Pinchas Barel Buchris on Wednesday said that the state has the ability to hack advanced computerized Hezbollah rockets in order to stop them from posing a threat.

Buchris made the comments at the Cyber Revolution in Military Affairs panel at Tel Aviv University, with the star-studded panel also including two other former IDF generals, Yair Cohen and Daniel Gold, former Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) head Carmi Gillon and IDF Rear Admiral Ophir Shoham who works on cyber issues in the Defense Ministry.

The former Unit 8200 head, one of three former heads on the panel, was responding to questions by Channel 10’s Or Heller about the state’s cyber capabilities at dealing with Hezbollah’s over 100,000 rockets.


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