Healthcare.gov: Personal Information Was Never Compromised
There have been no successful security attacks to the Healthcare.gov website, according to a statement released Friday. A memo to Democratic Committee members by Representatives Henry Waxman (D-Calif. ), and Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) informs members on what Health and Human Services officials made known during a non-classified portion of a briefing.
Thirty-two incidents occurred, eleven of which are still under investigation. Three were considered “non-incidents,” fifteen happened when an individual accidentally gained access to information, two violated acceptable use computing policies, and one unsuccessfully attempted to scan the system.
There was never a significant breach of personal information following any of the incidents according to HHS. The system is still being continuously monitored to ensure private data is not shared and security is not breached. Bloomberg carried a portion of Waxman’s memo. “No person or group has hacked into Healthcare.gov, and no person or group has maliciously accessed any personally identifiable information from users,” Waxman wrote.