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Feds: Hackers Hit ObamaCare Server

Feds: Hackers Hit ObamaCare Server
Posted Friday, September 5th 2014 @ 9am

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(NEWSER) – Hackers managed to breach the ObamaCare website this summer, federal authorities say, but it doesn't sound like they were very ambitious ones: Officials say no data was stolen and servers containing personal information were not accessed, CNN reports.

Instead, what appeared to be fairly standard malware was uploaded but never activated. The security breach happened after a test server that wasn't supposed to be connected to the Internet was mistakenly connected—and protected only by the maker's default password.

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