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CCleaner Malware Issue Reported

As reported by several sites, CCleaner had malware added to one of its updates. You can find more information at https://www.techspot.com/news/71018-malware-discovered-ccleaner-puts-millions-users-risk.html. You can also see it at https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ccleaner-was-hacked-heres-what-to-do-next/. If you are not sure if you have the malware version, best … Continue reading

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Gencove DNA – Two Options

Gencove offers two options for DNA testing. For $59.99, they will ship you a kit. Allow 6 – 10 weeks for results once they get your kit. If you tested with a DNA company (23andMe, Ancestry, FTDNA, not sure about … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Beta Available

After eighteen (18 months) of delay, Find-A-Grave finally released their beta for people to try out. You can find it at https://new.findagrave.com (instead of https://www.findagrave.com). You can also click on the link on the main page of Find-A-Grave. So far, … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA $69 Sale Through August 15, 2017

Received an e-mail from Ancestry announcing their DNA tests are on sale for $69 (regular price $99 although they were recently slashed to $79 as mentioned in my earlier blog post) until August 15, 2017. This is one of their … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Tests $79 with $69 for Additional Tests Ordered at Same Time

  If you want an AncestryDNA test, they are currently running $79 for the first test with additional tests ordered at the same time being $69 each. You can find them at https://www.ancestry.com/dna. According to an unnamed Ancestry employee (per … Continue reading

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FTDNA August 2017 DNA Sale

  FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) has announced its Summer Sale; runs through August 31, 2017. More information can be found at https://www.familytreedna.com/sale It’s one of several DNA sales going on right now. Individual Tests (as opposed to Bundles) Family Finder (autosomal … Continue reading

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MyHeritage $69 DNA Father’s Day Sale

MyHeritage is currently running a DNA sale for $69 (regular price is $99, but has been discounted routinely to $79) through June 19th – https://www.myheritage.com/dna While MyHeritage is one of the new kids on the block in terms of DNA … Continue reading

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