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John Bayliss, a former official who spent 40 years at Government-run GCHQ, said foreign agents are trying to get hold of secret talks between arms companies, Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence.
This is done through sending codes to phones where foreign agents can access calls and texts.
He said: “There are more Russian intelligence agents now than at the height of the Cold War.
“A lot of them want information from defence contractors and also the MoD.”
Mr Bayliss claims there are six Russian spies for every British spy in the world.
Most spies operate near London and other cities, as well as towns with a large Navy presence.
He said: “Spies can then listen to conversations and see your texts. It is even possible for them to get a text saying this person has just received a phone call.
“They can then dial in and join the conversation as a conference call, only the other two don’t know they are there.
Full article: More Russian spies in Britain than during the COLD WAR, top intelligence official warns (Express)