23andMe Admits Hackers Accessed 6.9 Million Users’ DNA Relatives Data

December 5, 2023

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(The Verge) – 23andMe confirmed that a recent breach leaked data belonging to 6.9 million users. In an emailed statement to The Verge, company spokesperson Andy Kill says the breach affected around 5.5 million users who had DNA Relatives enabled, a feature that matches users with similar genetic makeups, while an additional 1.4 million people had their family tree profiles accessed. (Read More)