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Bank of America site crashes

Online banking goes down
Tue Sep 23 2008, 10:23

WHILE THE WORLD'S BANKS are more jittery than a cat with a 20-a-day espresso habit, the Bank of America’s Web site has gone belly up.

Punters trying to log into the bank's online banking site are typically redirected to another URL to further authenticate themselves.

While that server was up, but users are unable to make a secure connection to it which is essential on financial sites.

More recently that server crashed and the main site didn’t load for a while.

Bank of America spokesbanker Tara Burke admitted the outfit was experiencing a "temporary systems issue that is resulting in sporadic interruption of the online banking service".

The crash did not affect customer information, only their ability to access it. Of course if the bank had done a Northern Rock then users would not have been able to use their online banking facility to get their money out. µ

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