Regions Bank website hit by cyberattack

Regions Bank website hit by cyberattack

July 26th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

BIRMINGHAM , Ala. - Some customers were unable to access the Regions Bank website Friday after bank officials reported a cyberattack that made it difficult for some customers to use their check cards or check their accounts

AL.com reports access to the regions.com website and online banking at Regions were disrupted intermittently Friday by the cyberattack which bank officials called a "distributed denial of service attack."

Bank officials say only some and not all check card customers were impacted by the attack.

Regions officials said in a statement Friday that some customers were able to access the Regions website, but could not log on to their individual accounts

Bank officials said the difficulty was initially reported at around 11 a.m. Friday.