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Posted by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 5:57 PM
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Security expert: Hackers could upload code to Healthcare.gov to take control of users’ computers

Hackers could steal personal information, modify data or attack the personal computers of the website’s users, he said. They could also damage the infrastructure of the site, according to Kennedy, who is scheduled to describe his security concerns in testimony on Thursday before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee…

Kennedy said he last week presented technical details describing the vulnerabilities in the site to seven independent cyber security experts, who reviewed videos of potential attack methods as well as logs and other documentation…

“The site is fundamentally flawed in ways that make it dangerous to people who use it,” said Kevin Johnson, one of the experts who reviewed Kennedy’s findings.

Johnson said that one of the most troubling issues was that a hacker could upload malicious code to the site, then attack other HealthCare.gov users.

“You can take control of their computers,” said Johnson, chief executive of a firm known as Secure Ideas and a teacher at the non-profit SANS Institute, the world’s biggest organization that trains and certifies cyber security professionals…

“We don’t know how bad it is because they don’t have to tell us,” Strand said.

by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 5:57 PM
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Pema_Jampa
by 2HotTacoTini on Jan. 16, 2014 at 6:01 PM
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Any site can be hacked at any time. 

Sisteract
by Socialist Hippie on Jan. 16, 2014 at 6:29 PM


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Any site can be hacked at any time. 

Do you think Obama and the ACA are tied to the breach at Target?

Pema_Jampa
by 2HotTacoTini on Jan. 16, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Surely. They need that info.

Quoting Sisteract:


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Any site can be hacked at any time. 

Do you think Obama and the ACA are tied to the breach at Target?


SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Jan. 16, 2014 at 7:20 PM
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Because Obama Cares, and does DAMN high quality work in his signature achievement.

And you can take that to the bank.


vic270
by Vic on Jan. 16, 2014 at 7:25 PM

 are you serious ? this is how you reply to something of this magnitude?

Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Any site can be hacked at any time. 

 

autodidact
by Silver Member on Jan. 16, 2014 at 7:38 PM

who said? who is Kennedy? Who is Strand? 

is there more to this, or is it really this poorly written? 

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Jan. 17, 2014 at 8:15 AM
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 They are nobodies - every thing is fine it's cool.

Just go back to sleep

Quoting autodidact:

who said? who is Kennedy? Who is Strand? 

is there more to this, or is it really this poorly written? 

 

GrannyM.
by Bronze Member on Jan. 17, 2014 at 8:17 AM

 

Quoting Sisteract:


Quoting Pema_Jampa:

Any site can be hacked at any time. 

Do you think Obama and the ACA are tied to the breach at Target?

 That's funny...

jcrew6
by Jenney on Jan. 17, 2014 at 8:25 AM
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The Reuters Link for the entire article was provided.  Feel free to read further.  

All the time on here people post segments of articles and provide the link to read the entire article.  

Poor thing.

Quoting autodidact:

who said? who is Kennedy? Who is Strand? 

is there more to this, or is it really this poorly written? 


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