23andMe updates user agreement to prevent data breach lawsuits

December 7, 2023 at 04:43PM 23andMe faced a data breach from a credential stuffing attack, affecting 6.9 million people. Post-lawsuits, the company updated its Terms of Use to mandate arbitration over jury trials or class actions. Customers have 30 days to opt-out of the new terms, but the effectiveness of this change is questionable. Meeting … Read more

23andMe hit with lawsuits after hacker leaks stolen genetics data

October 13, 2023 at 04:16PM Genetic testing provider 23andMe is facing multiple class action lawsuits in the U.S. after a data breach that affected millions of its customers. A threat actor leaked customer data on hacker forums, including information such as account IDs, names, DNA profiles, and more. 23andMe claims the breach was due to … Read more