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Study finds evidence of poor computer security practices in DNA sequencing

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- A new study from University of Washington (UW) researchers finds evidence of poor computer security practices used in DNA sequencing tools.
By analyzing the security hygiene of common, open-source DNA processing programs, researchers at the University of Washington confirmed that known security gaps could allow unauthorized parties to gain control of computer systems, potentially giving them access to personal information or even the ability to manipulate DNA results ...

 

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