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posted by Dopefish on Sunday February 16 2014, @07:30AM   Printer-friendly
from the you-get-what-you-pay-for dept.

mrbluze writes

"In the ongoing fallout from the problematic Obamacare website launch, John McAfee gave his perspective on the troubled project as reported in Day On The Day:

'The company used Indian programmers—in India—to code using Java Script. On the user's computer…Just bizarre,' he said.

McAfee also pointed out security flaws in the website, and those flaws are in addition to the scammers who will build fake websites just to get personal information. He said the hacker aspect was only one of the problems in 'an error ridden system.'"

[Ed. Note] Now that individuals will be more or less compelled to sign up, what implications will this have on information security?

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