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Acer Says Security Breach Released Customers Names, Numbers

June 10, 2011

June 10 (Bloomberg) -- Acer Inc., 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.

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