23andMe Data Breach Investigation

Girard Sharp is investigating reports of a data breach that reportedly exposed the personal and genetic information of up to 7 million 23andMe customers. The exposed information includes names, genders, birth years, maternal and paternal genetic markers, ancestral heritage results, profile and account ID numbers, and data on whether the user opted into 23andMe’s health data.

If you used 23andMe’s services, fill out our contact form or call (866) 981-4800 to request a free consultation with a Girard Sharp data privacy attorney.

23andMe Data Breach: 7 Million Customer Records Compromised

23andMe is a genetic testing company that has sold more than 12 million genetic tests since 2006. In early October 2023, 23andMe learned that hackers had gained access to the personal and genetic information of nearly 7 million of its customers and posted the data for sale on the dark web. The company has announced that it will begin notifying affected customers once it has more information from its internal investigation.

Use 23andMe’s services? Fill out our contact form for a free consultation with a Girard Sharp data privacy attorney. You may be affected.

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