Sunday Morning News 2/16/14

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-usa-kickstarter-idUSBREA1F03320140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews Kickstarter was hacked, and some personal info was compromised but not credit card info. http://www.engadget.com/2014/02/16/google-acquires-slicklogin-sound-passwords/?ncid=rss_truncated Google acquires startup SlickLogin which uses inaudible sound to act as a password replacing the traditional typed password. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-radiation-leak-newmexico-idUSBREA1F06Y20140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Possible radiation leak at New Mexico military nuclear waste site http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/16/more-than-200-minerstrappedinsouthafricanillegalshaft.html More than 200 miners trapped in illegal South African […]

Hackers Swiped 70,000 Records from Healthcare.gov in Four Minutes

After the bevy of problems Healthcare.gov encountered in its first few months of life, dumping one more onto the pile shouldn’t phase you all that much, right? Well, not if that hiccup is actually a gaping vulnerability—and one that can grant hackers access to over 70,0000 private records in just four minutes, at that. Hackers […]