Block sued after ex-staffer siphons customer data
Thomas Claburn reports:
Block – the digital payments giant formerly known as Square – faces allegations it failed to take adequate measures to protect customers’ personal information.
A lawsuit [PDF], filed Tuesday in a federal district in Oakland, California, on behalf of two users of Cash App, operated by Block subsidiary Cash App Investing, claims the company failed to implement reasonable security. As a result, a former employee was able to download internal reports containing personal information after leaving the firm.
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