By Robert McMillan
IDG News Service
Symantec is warning a small number of customers that their credit card
numbers may have been stolen from an Indian call center used by the
Symantec sent out the warning letters last week, after the BBC reported
that it managed to purchase credit card numbers obtained from Symantec's
call center from a Delhi-based man named Saurabh Sachar.
The letters were sent to just over 200 customers, according to Symantec
spokesman Cris Paden. Most of those notified are in the U.S., but the
company also notified a handful of customers in the U.K. and Canada,
Paden said via e-mail.
"We have no evidence that the credit card information of any United
States resident was actually compromised," Symantec wrote in its
notification letter . (pdf)
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