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UK used plastic rock to spy on Russia

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  • 9 years ago
A former official has admitted British spies used a fake plastic rock stuffed with wireless communications equipment to spy on Russia. The device acted as a high-tech dead letter drop. An asset would upload information to the rock and an agent would then later download the information. Russian security found and monitored the device's activity before seizing it. In 2006, Moscow revealed it had captured the device, but the UK didn't claim responsibility until now.


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