Hacked Data Brokers Could Spell Trouble for Obamacare
“Criminals can get their hands on anyone’s ‘identity information through the black market exchanges that Krebs writes about. Frankly, it’s another ominous and bad sign for Obamacare, since as I understand it, the new health care insurance exchanges will be using the same [knowledge-based authentication] to verify applicants for healthcare insurance,’ Litan wrote in her blog post. Krebs interviewed Litan for his story.
She added: ‘The likely results will be chaotic and troublesome, and will no doubt fuel the fire of Obamacare opponents.'”