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DNA Diagnostics Center Data Breach Class Action Investigation

Hellmuth & Johnson, a law firm with extensive data breach class action experience, is actively investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach incident involving data in possession of DNA Diagnostics Center including Social Security Numbers and/or Payment (Credit/Debit) Card Information. If you recently received a Data Breach Notice Letter from DNA Diagnostics Center concerning your personal information from an archived database with a national genetic testing organization that DNA Diagnostics Center acquired in 2012, your personal information may have been exposed to cybercriminals. Read more here.

 WHAT HAPPENED?

According to the Notice of Data Breach Incident DNA Diagnostics Center posted on its website, “impacted individuals may have had their information, such as Social security number or payment information, impacted as a result” of the Data Breach. “On August 6, 2021, DNA Diagnostics Center detected potential unauthorized access to its network, during which there was unauthorized access and acquisition of an archived database that contained personal information collected between 2004 and 2012.” “The impacted database was associated with a national genetic testing organization system that DDC acquired in 2012.”

It its reporting to the Maine Attorney General, DNA Diagnostics Center indicated that approximately 2,102,436 individuals’ Social Security numbers and/or payment information were affected in the Data Breach.

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

DNA Diagnostics Center stated that the following information was included in the data breach:

  • Social Security Numbers, and/or;
  • Payment (Credit/Debit) Card Information.

 WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE DNA DIAGNOSTICS CENTER DATA BREACH?

 If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to the DNA Diagnostics Center Data Breach, please contact Hellmuth & Johnson attorney Nathan Prosser at (952) 746-2124, or email at nprosser@hjlawfirm.com.

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Nathan D. Prosser
Phone: 952-746-2124
nprosser@hjlawfirm.com

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