The bank's Web site was the victim of a cyberattack yesterday, though the company says its physical branches and ATMs weren't affected.
Representative confirms to CNET that the attack is occurring, but can't say how long the site has been down.
The site, a repository for open-source code and a popular place to find coding talent, was knocked out of service yesterday and is attacked again today.
The multinational bank confirms attack, saying it "did not affect any customer data, but did prevent customers using HSBC online services."
Whistleblower site says it has been targeted by a massive computer attack, just hours before an expected release of classified U.S. documents.
Microblogging service says it's recovering but still defending itself against the attack. Facebook has also confirmed it was targeted by a DoS attack.
The attack was launched at Consumerist, a blog that Gawker no longer owns but which is still hosted on the same servers.
In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.
The volume and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of the year reached new heights, according to research.
A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.