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Hacking expert David Kennedy says he cracked HealthCare.gov in 4 minutes
The Washington Times ^ | Jamuary 19, 2014 | Jessica Chasmar

Posted on 01/19/2014 12:12:59 PM PST by jazusamo

The man who appeared before Congress last week to explain the security pitfalls of HealthCare.gov took to Fox News on Sunday to explain just how easy it was to penetrate the website.

Hacking expert David Kennedy told Fox’s Chris Wallace that gaining access to 70,000 personal records of Obamacare enrollees via HealthCare.gov took about 4 minutes and required nothing more than a standard browser, the Daily Caller reported.

“And 70,000 was just one of the numbers that I was able to go up to and I stopped after that,” he said. “You know, I’m sure it’s hundreds of thousands, if not more, and it was done within about a 4 minute timeframe. So, it’s just wide open.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; aca; bho44; cybersecurity; deathpanels; hacked; healthcaredotgov; healthcaregov; obamacare; security; zerocare
Hey Pelosi, looks anyone with a computer can find out everything that's in it now.
1 posted on 01/19/2014 12:12:59 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Jes’ dedistributin’ the welf.


2 posted on 01/19/2014 12:16:58 PM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: jazusamo

But that’s what Nanzi said, “You have to hack the computer
to find out what’s in it.”


3 posted on 01/19/2014 12:17:14 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: jazusamo

Network News wil be all over this tonight like they cover the Target security problems...right?


4 posted on 01/19/2014 12:20:00 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: FreeReign

LOL! Riiigghht.


5 posted on 01/19/2014 12:21:27 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: FreeReign
Network News wil be all over this tonight like they cover the Target security problems...right?

I believe you have identified the source of much of our problems.

6 posted on 01/19/2014 12:22:54 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: jazusamo

> Hey Pelosi, looks anyone with a computer can find out everything that’s in it now.

No wonder Reid and Pelosi wanted to be exempt from it...


7 posted on 01/19/2014 12:23:51 PM PST by jsanders2001
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9 posted on 01/19/2014 12:30:38 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Love this. Experts all over have been warning the site is a hacker’s Fantasy Island, while the Administration has been spending millions imploring people to go there. Can’t wait to see the Obama presser when thousands of Americans find their credit and debit cards are being used in Caracas or Moscow.


10 posted on 01/19/2014 12:31:58 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: jazusamo

On Fox News Sunday, he said he didn’t even have to hack into healthcare.gov. All that information was visible without any hacking.


11 posted on 01/19/2014 12:36:18 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: jazusamo

Must have done SQL injection?


12 posted on 01/19/2014 12:37:11 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: JennysCool

To bad he didn’t get the information Obama used to enroll. That would have been priceless. On second thought I wonder if he even has an account to hack.


13 posted on 01/19/2014 12:37:30 PM PST by RBW in PA
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To: jazusamo

I would think a kid with a Tandy computer and a floppy disk could hack that mess.


14 posted on 01/19/2014 12:41:15 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: jazusamo

...because he had to go get a cup of coffee before he finished.


15 posted on 01/19/2014 12:43:30 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: JennysCool

So are the Democrats going to be held responsible if anyone’s identity is hacked?? snort


16 posted on 01/19/2014 12:46:00 PM PST by CMailBag
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To: steve86

There are some well known hacks of the open source code they used.


17 posted on 01/19/2014 1:15:29 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: CMailBag

The GOP is trying to push a law requiring the Govt to notify anyone who has their information stolen.

The Dems are pushing back and trying to keep it a secret.


18 posted on 01/19/2014 1:16:20 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: CMailBag
So are the Democrats going to be held responsible if anyone’s identity is hacked?? snort

Bwahaha! The Dim's won't even back a law that came up that would require them to inform those in the database who are compromised.

19 posted on 01/19/2014 1:17:26 PM PST by Zack Attack
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To: nascarnation

>> I believe you have identified the source of much of our problems.

The MSM is the Country’s greatest threat.


20 posted on 01/19/2014 1:22:44 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

And “progressive” education.
The average millennial knows more about “climate change” than the US Constitution.


21 posted on 01/19/2014 1:25:01 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: jazusamo


BTTT!


22 posted on 01/19/2014 1:37:10 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: jazusamo

I tell all the Lefties I meet that the 0-care website is safe.


23 posted on 01/19/2014 1:39:12 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: grumpygresh

It probably is.
I imagine if needed, the Dems will issue an “executive order” to reimburse for any frauds, assuming you’re a registered Democrat.


24 posted on 01/19/2014 1:41:38 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: jazusamo

Wait till the Russian mob starts cracking it, we’ll be hearing about a few billion being siphoned off to some doctor who doesn’t exist in Florida.


25 posted on 01/19/2014 1:52:55 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Mostly all they are getting so far is 0bama phone numbers, Ebt card numbers and bad credit reports...


26 posted on 01/19/2014 1:57:19 PM PST by DUMBGRUNT
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To: steve86
Must have done SQL injection?

LOL. Wouldn't surprise me. I had to fix a system that displayed that weakness about, oh, FIVE YEARS AGO. Sheesh.

27 posted on 01/19/2014 2:02:29 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: F15Eagle
We have to have you sign up for healthcare so everyone can find out what’s in your bank account and your 401(k)!!!

Actually they have had a pretty good idea what is in it before ACA was passed...

28 posted on 01/19/2014 2:20:43 PM PST by EVO X
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To: jazusamo

Four minutes and someone knows all there is to know about you. Why isn’t it a https site?


29 posted on 01/19/2014 2:25:07 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: FreeReign

Dream on...LOL!


30 posted on 01/19/2014 2:26:42 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: smokingfrog
On Fox News Sunday, he said he didn’t even have to hack into healthcare.gov. All that information was visible without any hacking.

If I had enrolled using an exchange, I would have signed up for a 90 day fraud alert. I would have also highly consider doing a credit freeze even before this latest info..

31 posted on 01/19/2014 2:44:27 PM PST by EVO X
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To: Gene Eric
The MSM is the Country’s greatest threat.

I think the greatest threat is the traitorous GOPe who pretend to be opposition but are partners with the dumbocrats and drive-by media.


32 posted on 01/19/2014 2:50:11 PM PST by 867V309 (I love potatoes-except, of course, Lena Dunham)
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To: jazusamo

0bama care website is like a Car, left running, windows down and doors wide open, with a sign that says, “tank is full-free to a good home”


33 posted on 01/19/2014 3:55:49 PM PST by Steven Tyler
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To: steve86
Must have done SQL injection?

I wouldn't doubt it -- lol. I hope the site developers had the sense to use prepared statements.

34 posted on 01/19/2014 4:13:27 PM PST by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: jazusamo

All registrations should be stopped for this reason alone.


35 posted on 01/19/2014 4:58:26 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededicaton to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution...)
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