HSBC online banking and app knocked offline after DDoS attack

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HSBC’s online banking website and app are down, leaving thousands of customers unable to access its services after an attempted cyber attack that the company says it has successfully stopped. HSBC UK internet banking was attacked this morning. We successfully defended our systems. 1/2 — HSBC UK (@HSBC_UK) January 29, 2016 Anyone attempting to access their account on the website or app is receiving error messages reading: “We’d like to apologise to all our customers for Online Banking being unavailable” and “Application is temporarily unavailable, please try again later.” HSBC has said that it is “working closely with law enforcement…

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from UK – The Next Web http://thenextweb.com/uk/2016/01/29/hsbc-online-banking-and-app-knocked-offline-after-ddos-attack/

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