'White hat' hacker discovers names of 'anonymous' volunteers of genome study in security drill
Source: Independant - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Intrusion Detection A former "white hat" hacker hired by banks to test their computer security has been able to discover the names of individuals who volunteered to take part in genome studies on the condition of anonymity. Nearly 50 people who had agreed to have their genomes sequenced and placed on scientific databases provided that their names would not be used were identified by Yaniv Erlich as part of an exercise to test the vulnerability of personal data held in DNA libraries.

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