Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Spies Like Us: Russians caught with hand in kopek jar

Cool-Hand Putin: Russian Prime Minister.

Russian spies like us, they really like us!

Well, not really. They like stealing the identities of tragically deceased Canadian infants to get into the United States.

National Post: Spies posed as Canadians: FBI probe
AFP: Canada Cooperating in Russian Spy Probe

Just how easy is it to obtain a birth certificate for a deceased Canadian? I suspect it's about to get a lot more difficult, and it's a good bet Canadian government database hard-drives are humming across the country tonight while CSIS techies develop a cyber dragnet of cross-checking algorithms in search of more possible sleeper agents.

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