Jun 252015
 June 25, 2015  Breaches, Govt, Healthcare

Michael Hardy reports:

The government stores personal information on millions of Americans who have used the Healthcare.gov system, a situation which is raising privacy concerns as the recent successful attack that compromised Office of Personnel Management data makes plain the damage that hackers can do.

Called the Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System, or MIDAS, the system stories names, Social Security numbers, financial accounts and other sensitive personal information. But according to an Associated Press report, there is no plan in place to destroy old records, raising eyebrows among cybersecurity experts.

Read more on Federal Times.

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