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Following the recent release of Apple’s iOS 7, Barclays are advising that iPhone or iPad users need to upgrade their Barclays mobile banking app BEFORE installing iOS 7.  No doubt this will catch a lot of users out as it&...

 
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What is Mobile PINsentry? Mobile PINsentry is a feature in the Barclays Mobile Banking app that you can use in the same manner as you would your PINsentry card reader. It offers you the same convenience as your card reader and ...

 
Mobile Banking
 
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First Direct were early to market with their iPhone banking app, but it hasn’t changed a great deal for some time, and a First Direct Android app has been lacking much to the annoyance of many of First Direct Android phon...

 
Website Maintenance
 

Barclays have informed us that they will be carrying out essential maintenance to their Online Banking service on Sunday 28 October, between 1:00am and 3:30am, during which time you won’t be able to log in. We guess there...

 
Website Issues
 
HSBC and FirstDirect under DDOS attacks
HSBC and FirstDirect under DDOS attacks
HSBC and FirstDirect under DDOS attacks

First Direct, arguably one of Britain's favourite banks if there is such a thing, came under a 'Distributed Denial Of Service Attack on 18th October 2012'. The resulting lack of service via the web and mobile apps came as quite...

 
Website Issues
 
HSBC and FirstDirect under DDOS attacks
HSBC and FirstDirect under DDOS attacks
HSBC and FirstDirect under DDOS attacks

Looks like First Direct are having some issues with their online services.  Lets hope for them it isn’t anything to long lasting like Natwest and HSBC encountered. Hi everyone, just to let you know we are having problems ...

 
Website Update
 

Following feedback from their customers, Barclays have redesigned and re-launched their bank account statements.  The new-look statements have been made simpler and easier to use to ensure you can quickly see the information yo...

 
Website Maintenance
 

We’ve been advised by Barclays that they will be carrying out routine maintenance on their Online Banking service between 12am and 3am on Sunday 15th July.  During this time you will not be able to login to your account. ...

 
Website Issues
 

Having first started back on  Tuesday 19th June 2012, the systems for Natwest and RBS bank are still in chaos after 7 days. Not sure how many heads will roll for this screw up! This is a serious system breakdown and a highly pu...

 
Security
 

Most major banks have an app for smart phones these days, and they are now being targeted by online fraudsters. Consumers in the UK are being bombarded with financial banking apps to help them manage their money on the move, bu...




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