Block, Inc. Discloses Data Breach of Cash App Investing Affecting Approximately 8.2 Million Current and Former Cash App Customers
On April 4, 2022, Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) (“Block” or “Company”) “. . . announced that it recently determined that a former employee downloaded certain reports of its subsidiary Cash App Investing LLC (“Cash App Investing”) on December 10, 2021 that contained some U.S. customer information.”
According to Block, “[t]he information in the reports included full name and brokerage account number (this is the unique identification number associated with a customer’s stock activity on Cash App Investing), and for some customers also included brokerage portfolio value, brokerage portfolio holdings and/or stock trading activity for one trading day.”
The Cash App reports, according to Block, “. . . did not include usernames or passwords, Social Security numbers, date of birth, payment card information, addresses, bank account information, or any other personally identifiable information. They also did not include any security code, access code, or password used to access Cash App accounts. Other Cash App products and features (other than stock activity) and customers outside of the United States were not impacted.”
Block reported that “Cash App Investing is contacting approximately 8.2 million current and former customers to provide them with information about this incident and sharing resources with them to answer their questions.” [Emphasis added.]
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