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Security Breach at 23andMe Leaks Genetic and Personal Information for Thousands, Targets Ashkenazi Jews and Chinese

A data leak at genetics firm 23andMe has resulted in the exposure of private client data, including full names, birth dates, sex, locations, photos, and genetic and ancestry results. Despite the company acknowledging the leak, it claims there was no breach of its security systems, suggesting the problem came from client login details leaked during incidents involving other platforms. This breach has led to a federal class-action lawsuit, citing increased risk of fraud and identity theft among other issues.

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