GEDmatch Goes Haywire — The DNA Geek – July 19, 2020

Sometime on the morning of Sunday, 19 July 2020, the GEDmatch site was either hacked or experienced a severe programming failure. DNA kit privacy has been breached. Kits that were marked “private” or “research”, meaning they should not show in the match lists of anyone else, because visible, and kits that had opted out of…

via GEDmatch Goes Haywire — The DNA Geek.

This is a breaking story. Here’s what I saw when I looked at the site about 2:30 my time:

The gedmatch site is down for maintance – Currently No ETA

 

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1 Response to GEDmatch Goes Haywire — The DNA Geek – July 19, 2020

  1. Pingback: GEDmatch Breach Update – July 20, 2020 | Ups and Downs of Family History V2.0

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