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HSBC online banking 'fully recovered' after cyber attack

HSBC's internet banking facility has "fully recovered" following a cyber attack that disrupted service for most of the day.

A spokesman for the bank tweeted: "HSBC internet and mobile banking are now fully recovered. Thanks for your patience and again we apologise for the disruption."

HSBC says online banking services 'partially recovered'

HSBC said earlier it had successfully defended its internet banking service from a cyber attack Credit: PA

HSBC's online banking services have "partially recovered" after an earlier cyber attack, according to the company's UK chief operating officer.

John Hackett said the bank was working to restore "full service" but that attempted denial of service, or DDoS, attacks were continuing.

HSBC’s internet and mobile services have partially recovered, and we continue to work to restore a full service.

We are continuing to experience attempted denial of service attacks and we are closely monitoring the situation with the authorities.

– John Hackett, UK chief operating officer for HSBC

The bank urged customers unable to access its online services to visit a branch or contact Personal Telephone Banking between 8am and 10pm on 03457 404 404.

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HSBC online banking services 'recovering'

HSBC is continuing to experience a 'denial of service' attack, but its online banking services are "recovering", the bank has said in a tweet.

It said the situation was being "closely monitored".

HSBC to refund customers affected after cyber attack

HSBC has pledged to waive any fees racked up by customers as a direct result of the 'foiled' cyber attack.

The banking group said it was working with law enforcement authorities to pursue those behind today's "denial of service attack."

HSBC has said none of its customers details or transactions had been affected by this morning's attack.

It urged those wanting to make urgent transactions to visit their local branch as some customers still struggled to log on to HSBC's personal banking sites following the attack.

HSBC users report access issues with online accounts

HSBC users have been complaining that they are still unable to access their online banking accounts, with today being payday for many.

People vented their frustration on Twitter.

In a statement issued on their official Twitter feed, HSBC said: "We are working hard to restore services, and normal service is now being resumed. We apologise for any inconvenience."

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HSBC: No customers affected by 'foiled cyber attack'

HSBC has said none of its customers details or transactions were affected by this morning's foiled cyber attack on its personal banking websites in the UK.

HSBC internet banking came under a denial of service attack this morning, which affected personal banking websites in the UK.

HSBC has successfully defended against the attack, and customer transactions were not affected.

We are working hard to restore services, and normal service is now being resumed.

We apologise for any inconvenience this incident may have caused.

– HSBC

HSBC foils internet banking service cyber attack

HSBC says it has successfully defended its internet banking service from a cyber attack. Credit: PA

HSBC today said it had successfully defended its internet banking service from a cyber attack.

The bank said its personal banking website was affected by a "denial of service attack", which it has successfully defended itself against.

A denial of service attack happens when hackers attempt to prevent people from using a service by bombarding it with traffic.

HSBC: All payments hit by glitch now processed

HSBC has said all of the 275,000 payments held up by an IT glitch have now been processed.

The "unacceptable" failure yesterday left many workers without their monthly salaries going into the Bank Holiday weekend.

HSBC says the delayed payments have now been processed Credit: PA

A spokesman for the bank said: "We have now processed all outstanding payments following yesterday's problems.

"Any affected customers still experiencing issues with their account should contact their bank.

"HSBC apologises again for the inconvenience caused", the spokesman added.

HSBC says it has now processed 99% of payments

HSBC says it has now processed 99% of payments which did not go into customer accounts as expected this morning.

The bank apologised again for the inconvenience caused to thousands of people who were due their wages today.

Customers who have not received their money by Saturday morning are advised to contact the bank straight away.

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