Anonymous has published a recording on Friday of a
confidential call between FBI agents and London
detectives on Youtube
, in which the
law-enforcement agents discuss action they are taking
British police said they were investigating reports of
the illegally recorded call, and the FBI said a
criminal investigation was under way into the
Anonymous also published an email
participants to the call, in which an FBI agent wrote
that investigations relating to Anonymous, LulzSec,
Antisec and associated splinter groups would be
discussed on the call.
On the call, one British detective is heard
discussing an alleged 15-year-old hacker who they
described as "a bit of an idiot" who was doing it for
attention. He also tells his U.S. counterpart hosting
the call that "we cocked things up in the past" when
he is thanked for the help they are providing.
Britons Ryan Cleary and Jake Davis, who have both been
charged with hacking-related offences, are discussed
on the call.