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A DNA Database Containing Data From 23andMe and Ancestry Is Vulnerable to Attacks

People uploaded their DNA to GEDmatch to find relatives, but now their personal data could be accessed by hackers

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ByBy one estimate, more than 26 million people have mailed their saliva in a plastic tube to get their DNA analyzed by genetic testing…




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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