The "something else" has been identified. It was hidden on a floor of the C.S.A. HQ. You place it somewhere, and then it lets out crawling trackers, cameras, and voice picker-uper-things. The crawlers it would let out would crawl around, and pick up evidence and C.S.A. plans and files for our enemy, the E.S.S. Then it can be plugged in to charge, and let out more crawlers. We found it before it let out anything though. It has been identified as a tool used to get information from a place (Like a bug).
Also, the paper is still in investigation.