Biotech and Bio informatics

DNA site’s hack is fresh reminder to think twice about ancestry testing

DNA testing packages, personal data, genetic profiles, GEDmatch

  DNA testing packages are becoming increasingly popular, especially as gifts, but the sensitivity of the genetic information they collect has raised privacy alarms. Now add hacking to that list of concerns. DNA testing site MyHeritage said this week that more than 92 million users’ email addresses and hashed passwords had been stolen, affecting any user who had …

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