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Associated Press - (International) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced September 4 that hackers were able to successfully install malicious software on that could have been used to launch an attack on other sites from the federal insurance portal in July. The intrusion was detected August 25 and mitigated after technicians determined that no consumer data was taken.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:35