DHS Official: There Have Been About 16 Cyberattacks on Obamacare Site

A DHS spokesman had said last Friday that there was no information cyberattacks targeting Healthcare.gov


A top Homeland Security Department official testified Wednesday that there have been approximately 16 cyberattacks on the HealthCare.gov website and one "denial of service" attack that was unsuccessful.

The testimony by Roberta Stempfley, acting assistant secretary of homeland security's Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, was the first public  acknowledgement by an administration official that there have been any cyberattacks on the Obamacare website.

(H/T Charles WT)