AU: Court recording biz with clients EVERYWHERE has forums breached

Darren Pauli reports:

Australian court transcription company “For The Record” – which bills itself as “The No.1 digital evidence recording platform in the world” and says its products are “used in courtrooms throughout North America, Europe and Asia” – has had its forum hacked.

The firm is used by the likes of the Victorian and NSW Supreme courts to record and archive session audio streams. Australia’s Parliament uses the company’s wares, as do many courts across the world.

The company told Vulture South the breach, in which some posts were accessed, did not affect its software, adding passwords are hashed with the albeit weak MD5 algorithm.

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