Obama Blames “Software Code” for HealthCare.gov Privacy Breach
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Four days after being notified of a security breach on HealthCare.gov, the Obama Administration finally acknowledged tonight the website inadvertently disclosed personal information affecting two users.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services blamed it on “software code.”
“An incident involving the personal information of one consumer was reported to [the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services] and we took immediate steps to address the issue,” spokesman Fabien Levy said. “We identified a piece of software code that needed to be fixed and that fix is now in place.”
Levy’s characterization of “immediate” is highly suspect. Justin Hadley, the website user who discovered the privacy breach, said he was still able to access another man’s eligibility letter last night — after first discovering it Thursday night.