UK: Tesco Bank suspends “all transactions” as 20,000 customers lose money in hack

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November 7, 2016
Independent [UK]    
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"Tesco Bank has taken the drastic measure of temporarily halting all online transactions after thousands of customers have seen hundreds of pounds wiped from their savings accounts over the weekend due to an online hacking attack. Benny Higgins, chief executive of Tesco Bank, on Monday, confirmed that that about 20,000 customers have had money taken from their accounts, with 'suspicious activity' identified in another 20,000. ... The bank, which has more than 7 million customers account confirmed 'fraudulent criminal activity' was first identified late on Saturday." (11/07/16)  

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