GEDmatch security breach — The Legal Genealogist

Without further comment… From the Facebook page: Text of the above image: “On the morning of July 19, GEDmatch experienced a security breach orchestrated through a sophisticated attack on one of our servers via an existing user account. We became aware of the situation a short time later and immediately took the site down.…

via GEDmatch security breach — The Legal Genealogist.

I saw the above notice on Facebook from GEDmatch last night after I posted an update. I was going to do an update today, but Judy G. Russell summed it up nicely in her post.

Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “GEDmatch security breach,” The Legal Genealogist ( : posted 21 July 2020).



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