Symantec Customer Says Data Breach Suit Must Go On

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 6:47 PM ET) -- A consumer accusing Symantec Corp. of concealing a data breach that exposed its customers to cyberattacks blasted Symantec's attempt to toss the proposed class action in California federal court Tuesday for not being sufficiently pled.

Symantec has raised unavailing or scattershot arguments to try to get the case booted, according to plaintiff Kathleen Haskins' brief opposing Symantec’s Sept. 30 motion to dismiss, insisting that the suit accusing the company of deceptively advertising its anti-virus products has been specifically and sufficiently pled.

Haskins maintains that the amended...
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Case Information

Case Title

Haskins v. Symantec Corporation

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Jon S. Tigar

Date Filed

April 22, 2013

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