The exchange's Web site is back online, but only with a statement that it's closing all transactions for the time being.
The agency reportedly has a special division that monitors international banking and credit card transactions, says Germany's Der Spiegel.
A customer service representative tells CNET the company's servers have been down since about 10 a.m. PT and may not be back up for several hours.
In a newspaper ad reacting to Apple's new payment system, PayPal suggests it's not secure. And, well, PayPal is.
Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.
Apple has already confirmed that it won't charge merchants or consumers for card transactions, yet it's unclear how much in fees the company can generate from banks.
Apple wants to replace plastic credit cards with the Apple Pay mobile wallet and the new iPhone 6. It's not the first to attempt such a feat. Will it finally be the one to succeed?
Analysts weigh in on Apple's announcements, and unsurprisingly, most are happy about what the company unveiled Tuesday.
Now available in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, NFC is poised to play an important role in the way we use our phones, especially when it comes to mobile payments. Here's how it works.
Reports suggest Apple could unveil its own mobile-payments system and an NFC-equipped iPhone 6 at its September 9 event. If so, how would an Apple iWallet actually play out?