Close Menu

A Bit of a Breach

Tech Crunch reporter Zack Whittaker looks at a customer data breach at Veritas Genetics. The Massachusetts company confirmed that a breach had impacted its "customer-facing portal," but did not provide details on the type of information that was stolen.

A representative for the firm downplayed the data theft in the article, suggesting it affected a "handful" of customers and involved a portal that does not house customers' genetic data, test results, or medical information. 

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Don't have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Register for Free.

A Harvard University professor has been charged with making false claims regarding funds he received from China, the New York Times reports.

Discover magazine reports that animal dissections might dissuade students from science careers, but that a firm has developed synthetic frogs for dissections.

Nature News reports that a US panel is reviewing current guidelines for federally funded gain-of-function viral research.

In PNAS this week: de novo mutation patterns among the Amish, an alternative RNA-seq method, and more.