Hackers mounting cyber-attacks to access DNA data of thousands of Brits

The 100,000 Genomes Project, a successful initiative of Genomics England and NHS that recently achieved its aim of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes of about 85,000 Brits, suffered a spate of cyber-attacks from foreign actors, forcing those responsible for the project to store sensitive DNA data at a high-security MoD facility in Wiltshire.