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23andMe Data Breach Impacts Nearly 7 Million Users

December 7, 2023

New revelations have shed light on the extensive fallout of the 23andMe data breach, which has exposed the personal information of a staggering 6.9 million users.

This significant update comes almost two months after the genetic testing company initially reported a breach affecting 14,000 individuals. The SEC filing accompanying these recent developments reveals critical information about the breach’s scope, underlining the severity of the situation.

The breach targeted users who had opted into 23andMe’s DNA Relatives feature, TechCrunch reports. Among the impacted individuals:

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