The $30 Billion Social Security Hack

Sometime last year computers at the U.S. Social Security Administration were hacked and the identities of millions of Americans were compromised. What, you didn’t hear about that?  Nobody did.

The extent of damage is only just now coming to light in the form of millions of false 2011 income tax returns filed in the names of people currently receiving Social Security benefits. That includes a very large number of elderly and disabled people who are ill-equipped to recognize or fight the problem.

But don’t worry, ObamaCare won’t be like that. Via I, Cringely » Blog Archive The $30 billion Social Security hack – I, Cringely – Cringely on technology.

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