Symantec Hid Source Code Hack From Customers, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (April 23, 2013, 9:26 PM EDT) -- Symantec Corp. was hit with a proposed class action Monday alleging it concealed from customers a data breach in which hackers infiltrated its network and stole source code for certain versions of its antivirus software, resulting in customers not receiving the full value of the products.

In a complaint filed in California federal court, consumer Kathy Haskins hopes to represent customers who purchased the compromised versions of Symantec’s pcAnywhere, Norton System Works and Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition. She argues that as a result of the breach,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Haskins v. Symantec Corporation

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Howard R. Lloyd

Date Filed

April 22, 2013

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