Suspected Kremlin Agents Hacked the Personal Mobile Phone of Former British PM Truss
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Agents suspected of working for the Kremlin hacked the personal mobile phone of former British Prime Minister Liz Truss, gaining access to top-secret exchanges with key international partners and private conversations with her leading political ally, Kwasi Kwarteng.
One source said that the phone was so heavily compromised that it has now been placed in a locked safe inside a secure Government location. The hack was discovered when Truss was Foreign Secretary, but the details were suppressed by Boris Johnson, Prime Minister at the time, and the Cabinet Secretary, Simon Case.
Included in the intercepted messages were criticisms Truss and her future Chancellor, Kwarteng, made of Johnson, leading to the potential risk of blackmail. Sources said that up to a year’s worth of messages were downloaded. Truss’s mobile phone number for …
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