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Cybersecurity Incident: June 10 Update

Cybersecurity Incident: June 10 Update

This is an update regarding the data breach that affected MyHeritage, which we first reported on June 4, and further updated about here. In the breach, a file with email addresses and hashed passwords (these are not actual passwords) of 92.3 million users of...

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New: MyHeritage Adds Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) to Secure Your Account

The surge in global cyber threats highlights the need for increasing the security of user accounts on MyHeritage, to protect them from unauthorized access and safeguard their sensitive data...

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Cybersecurity Incident: June 5-6 Update

Yesterday we reported a cybersecurity incident affecting MyHeritage, in which the email addresses and hashed passwords of 92.3 million MyHeritage users were leaked to a private server outside of...

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MyHeritage Statement About a Cybersecurity Incident

MyHeritage Statement About a Cybersecurity Incident

Today, June 4, 2018 at approximately 1pm EST, MyHeritage’s Chief Information Security Officer received a message from a security researcher that he had found a file named myheritage containing...

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DNA Basics Chapter 3: DNA Expression

In the last post of the DNA Basics series we described the structure of DNA. To summarize briefly: DNA is the instruction manual to each of us. Nucleotides are the...

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MyHeritage Reveals DNA Results to Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid

We loved appearing on the leading morning show, Good Morning Britain, to reveal the shocking DNA results of TV personalities Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid. To his surprise, Piers...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Do you remember with whom you first saw Star Wars? In many homes, watching the Star Wars movies together has become a family tradition. The franchise  — which has...

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Guess Who?

Guess Who?

It can be quite difficult to recognize someone from their childhood photo. Although some years have passed since this picture was taken, see if you can guess who this...

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Family Photos: Why do people look alike?

Although 60 years may separate two photos, the face is the same. The smile is the same. The ears, the eyes. Although two generations have passed, it’s as if...

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Introducing Search Connect™ – every search is now a record!

We’re delighted to introduce Search Connect™, a unique innovation released today that allows you to connect with other MyHeritage members who are searching for the same ancestors and people...

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How to Find Your Norwegian Relatives

The Kingdom of Norway is quite small – just a narrow strip of land with barely 5 million inhabitants. But, despite its size, there are Norwegians and those of...

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Our Volunteers: Making a difference in Portuguese

This month, we are spotlighting MyHeritage volunteer Airton Minchoni, who has been helping to translate MyHeritage products into Portuguese (Brazil) during the past year. Born in southeastern Brazil, he...

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Guess Who?

How well can you recognize famous people from their childhood photos? Today we’re sharing a celebrity photo with a few clues to see if you can figure out who...

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