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Cyberattacks have been dominating newspaper headlines for some time now. Whether it’s losing access to PayPal, a distributed denial of service attack on Lloyds Group, or Tesco Bank customers losing £2.5 million to hackers, the threat of a cyberattack in 2017 is so great that it’s not a case of if, but when one occurs.

Lloyds, Halifax and TSB hit with online banking outages

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Customers of Lloyds, Halifax and TSB are unable to access their online accounts after a major outage. Based on Twitter feeds and the website monitoring service, Down Detector, there are problems across the UK. Many Twitter users, no strangers to tedious whinging at the best of times, are saying they can’t access accounts online or […]

Five large banks in Russia suffer major DDoS attack

Russian banks under cyberattack

Five Russian banks, including Sberbank and Alfa-Bank, have been hit by a major cyberattack, according to the country’s central bank and regulator, Bank of Russia.

Tesco Bank resumes full service, refunds £2.5m to 9,000 customers

Tesco Bank resumes "normal service", pinpoints security hole

Tesco Bank has refunded £2.5 million to 9,000 customers who had money stolen from their accounts by fraudsters over the weekend. It has also resumed “normal services” following the temporary suspension of online transactions from current accounts .

Tesco Bank suspends online transactions due to cyberattack

Tesco Bank under cyber attack

UK-based Tesco Bank has revealed that 20,000 of its customers had up to £2,000 stolen from their accounts in a cyberattack. As a result, all online transactions have been frozen for 24 hours until the situation is bank “under full control”, according to Benny Higgins, Tesco Bank’s CEO.

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