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Security news for April 8, 2022: Block confirms CashApp Breach, New Frameworks, and so much more

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Here is your round-up of the most exciting cybersecurity headlines for the week of April 8, 2022: 

CISA Warns of Active Exploitation of Critical Spring4Shell Vulnerability

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Monday added the recently disclosed remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability affecting the Spring Framework to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog based on "evidence of active exploitation."

Block confirms Cash App breach after former employee accessed U.S. customer data

Block has confirmed a data breach involving a former employee who downloaded reports from Cash App that contained some U.S. customer information.

The U.S. Navy had cybersecurity wrong. Expect change.

The U.S. Navy has framed cybersecurity incorrectly for years and is now chipping away at a new approach that better suits the contemporary environment.

Texas Department of Insurance Exposed Data of 1.8 Million People

The Texas Department of Insurance disclosed the incident on March 24, but noticed that the Texas Attorney General's office reported on April 4 that 1.8 million Texans were impacted.

Australia to develop a data security framework

The Australian Department of Home Affairs has commenced work on a new national data security action plan as part of the federal government's broader digital economy strategy.

New Version of PCI DSS Designed to Tackle Emerging Payment Threats

A new version of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has been published today by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the global payment security forum.

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