Acer Says Security Breach Released Packard Bell Customer Names, Numbers

Acer Inc. (2353), the world’s third-largest computer maker, said a security breach resulted in the release of customers’ information at its Packard Bell unit.

Name, address, phone, e-mail and product serial numbers were released, while “no credit card or other personal data appears to have been included,” Acer spokesman Henry Wang said in an e-mailed response to questions.

To contact the reporter on this story: Tim Culpan in Taipei at tculpan1

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Anand Krishnamoorthy at anandk


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