McAfee added unambiguously that 'It's going to happen, and it's going to happen soon... nothing in the Obamacare system safeguards against this.'
He made the opportunities sound boundless.
And I thought he was just trying to sell us software-
Not only does it turn out the computer security pioneer was right, but the vulnerabilities he found so glaring cannot all be chalked-up to the incompetence of Michelle Obama's college buddy that Barry handed the $678M
no-bid contract to.
Rather, subcontractors from a land almost entirely hostile to the interests of the United States were given important work on the healthcare.gov website and other Obamacare records programs- specifically Belarus, a landlocked Soviet time-capsule known as 'Europe's last dictatorship', and who's intelligence organization is still called the KGB .
There, software firms in the country's government-controlled 'High Technology Park' clearly made the most of the opportunity, inserting malicious code into the healthcare.gov site that creates secret 'back doors' that can be utilized for cyber attacks and/or wholesale identity theft (among other tricks)... not to mention access to millions of Americans' bank accounts and highly-personal health information.
|Putin gives Lukashenko the royal treatment|
Last November (2013), a 'huge hole' in the internet was exploited by forces unknown- who diverted massive amounts of traffic (from US government and corporate offices +others) through -you guessed it- Belarus. The operation also hijacked data via Iceland, and was described as 'a vulnerability so severe that it could allow intelligence agencies, corporate spies or criminals to intercept massive amounts of data, or even tamper with it on the fly'.
Back in February 2012, five Belorussians were busted for taking $1.8M from 20,000 people across the globe- with 80% of the victims residing in
the United States...