UK police: Hacked phone call poses no risk

RAPHAEL SATTER Associated Press Published:

LONDON (AP) -- British police say the intercepted phone call between cybercrime investigators from the FBI and Scotland Yard poses no immediate risk to operations.

London police confirmed in a statement Friday that one of its e-crimes specialist was on the intercepted conference call but said that "at this stage no operational risks" to the police service had been identified.

It said it was still assessing the breach and noted that the FBI was investigating.

The statement added that "we are not prepared to discuss (it) further."



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