The Mail on Sunday reported that British opposition lawmakers called for an investigation Saturday after allegations that Liz Truss’s cell phone was hacked while she was foreign minister by agents suspected of working for the Kremlin.
The newspaper quoted unnamed security sources as saying that Terrace’s phone was hacked “by agents suspected of working for the Kremlin.” They are suspected of having access to “top conversations.” secret with international partners “.
A government spokesman said we “don’t comment” on the safety arrangements for staff, but added that they were in act “robust systems for the protection against cyber threats”.
For her part, the opposition Labor MP Yvette Cooper stressed the need to “investigate all these security issues and address them at the highest level”.
A source told the newspaper that the “hacked” phone was kept in a locked cabinet in a government safe after messages have been hacked for up to a year, some of which involve “extremely sensitive discussions” about the war in Ukraine.
The newspaper reported that the hack was discovered questsummer as he presided over the Secretary of State and campaigned to become the Conservative Party leader and prime minister.
He noted that there were “hidden” details from then Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Simon Case, his main political advisor.
“We need an independent emergency investigation to find out the truth,” said Leila Moran, an MP for the Liberal Democratic Party.
The newspaper did not specify why Russia is suspected of being behind the alleged attack, but quoted a source who said it “will take some time to find out who is behind this type of attack, but Russia tends to be al in top of the list “.
This happens in one moment in which Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reconfirmed Interior Minister Suila Braverman after her resignation due to a security breach. She is suspected of having sent a top document secret to a member of parliament via his personal e-mail.
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