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Beware of signing up for Obamacare

Oct 05, 2013

If you are among those who plan to sign up for Obamacare, be sure you go to a proper website, or you may find your identity stolen and your bank account too. John McAfee, who developed the McAfee computer security program, warns us of the stupidity of government in its short-sighted website.


McAfee said the way it is set up makes it possible for fake websites be set  up to fool people to think they’re signing up for Obamacare.

“It’s seriously bad,” McAfee said. “Somebody made a grave error, not in  designing the program but in simply implementing the web aspect of it. I mean,  for example, anybody can put up a web page and claim to be a broker for this  system. There is no central place where I can go and say, ‘OK, here are all the  legitimate brokers, the  examiners for all of the states and pick and choose one.’”

“Instead, any hacker can put a website up, make it look extremely  competitive, and because of the nature of the system — and this is health care, after all  — they can ask you the most intimate questions, and you’re freely going to  answer them,” he continued. “What’s my Social Security number? My birth date?  What are my health issues?”

According to McAfee, there’s not a quick fix — and as long as it set up this  way, it could be a playground for computer hackers.

“Here’s the problem: It’s not something software can solve,” McAfee  continued. “I mean, what idiot put this system out there and did not create a  central depository? There should be one website, run by the government, you go  to that website and then you can click on all of the agencies. This is insane.  So, I will predict that the loss of income for the millions of Americans who are  going to lose their identities — I mean, you can imagine some retired lady in  Utah, who has $75,000 dollars in the bank, saving her whole life, having it  wiped out in one day because she signed up for Obamacare. And believe me, this  is going to happen millions of times. This is a hacker’s wet dream. I mean I  cannot believe that they did this.”

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Blog Author: Dr. Stephen Jones