The DNA-testing firm
Veritas, which sells whole-genome sequencing for $599, said it became aware that a customer-facing portal had been “recently” accessed by an unauthorized user. The company said that the portal didn’t contain genetic data, DNA-test results or health records.
“The security and privacy of customer information is a top priority, and we have security processes and procedures in place as part of this commitment, including segregating and securing genomic data on separate systems,” Danvers, Massachusetts-based Veritas said in a written statement.
Veritas markets itself as among the most scientifically sophisticated...