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In November 2015, an Ancestry service known as RootsWeb suffered a data breach. The breach was not discovered until late 2017 when a file containing almost 300k email addresses and plain text passwords was identified.

Accounts breached: 297806

Breached on: November 07, 2015

Exposed data: Email addresses and Passwords

Domain: ancestry.com

Added on: December 24, 2017

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