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."
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The news aggregator faces a DDoS attack, while the restaurant chain is investigating the possibility that its customers' cards were hacked between March and mid-May.
Some users have problems accessing the popular online note-taking service after hackers overwhelm the company's servers.
Angry taxi drivers vented their frustration on a London office of e-hailing app Hailo, part of a wave of discontent surrounding apps such as Uber.
Hotels, retailers, and restaurants really need to lock down their point-of-sale systems, but don't have to sweat Web app attacks as much as financial services companies do.
In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.