Healthcare.gov Hacked in July — DHHS Discovers Attack Only Last Week

Jillian Kay Melchior reports:

Healthcare.gov was hacked in July, the Wall Street Journal reported this afternoon– but the Department of Health and Human Services learned of the attack only last week:

A hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software, according to federal officials.

Investigators found no evidence that consumers’ personal data was taken in the breach, federal officials said. The hacker appears only to have accessed a server used to test code for HealthCare.gov. The Department of Health and Human Services discovered the attack last week.

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