Block Says Ex-Worker Downloaded Cash App Customer Data

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By Hailey Konnath (April 4, 2022, 10:27 PM EDT) — Financial technology giant Block Inc. disclosed in a securities filing Monday that a former employee downloaded brokerage account information from its subsidiary Cash App without permission, saying it had notified 8.2 million customers about the security incident.

Block said the information included names, brokerage account numbers — which are associated with a user’s stock activity on Cash App Investing — and, for some, brokerage portfolio value, brokerage portfolio holdings and stock trading activity for one trading day.

Usernames or passwords, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, payment information, addresses, bank account information or any other personally identifiable information was not included…

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