Liz Truss's phone 'HACKED by Russian agents working for Vladimir Putin' | The Sun
29th October 2022

RUSSIAN spies hacked Liz Truss's personal phone – gaining access to top secret information, sources have claimed.

Spooks working for President Putin are believed to be behind the breach.

The hack was discovered during the summer Tory leadership campaign, when Ms Truss was Foreign Secretary.

It is understood messages that fell into Russian hands included criticisms of Mr Johnson made by Ms Truss and ex Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.

Security sources told the Mail on Sunday up to a year's worth of messages were downloaded.

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The breach could leave the British government at risk of blackmail.

UK Government spokesperson said: "We do not comment on individuals’ security arrangements.

"The Government has robust systems in place to protect against cyber threats.

"That includes regular security briefings for Ministers, and advice on protecting their personal data and mitigating cyber threats."

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