Started by Shiranu, February 23, 2023, 02:27:34 AM
Quotefirst and last name, sex, and 23andMe's evaluation of where their ancestors came from.
Quote"Crazy, this could be used by Nazis," one person who appears in the database said.
QuoteIn an emailed statement, a 23andMe spokesperson said the company believes it wasn't hacked per se. Instead, it believes that the hackers simply gained some users' passwords that had been hacked and leaked from other sites, then exploited the fact that 23andMe can give users vast access to each others' genetic information.
QuoteA popular option available to the company's 14 million users, called DNA Relatives, allows any account to search for others who may be even a distant genetic match. A single account can see the accounts of thousands of others.