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HealthCare.gov Users Must Reset Passwords Due to Heartbleed Bug

Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama’s health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the “Heartbleed” bug, in a message posted on the site on Saturday...
April 29, 2014

Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama’s health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the “Heartbleed” bug, in a message posted on the site on Saturday.

The warning marks the latest fallout from the widespread security bug, which surfaced this month and allows hackers to steal data online without a trace. Companies from Amazon to Google have been forced to take steps to protect against Heartbleed. A message on HealthCare.gov said users who visited the website would need to create a new password to access their accounts.

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