Tesco App and Website Back Online After Cyber Incident

Tesco App and Website Back Online After Cyber Incident

Tesco’s groceries app and website are back up after a weekend of disruption for customers following a suspected cyber-attack.

The UK’s largest supermarket chain received a barrage of complaints on social media over the past two days as angry customers found they couldn’t place or track orders or change existing ones online.

Some said this had caused significant problems as they were self-isolating at home, and switching brands would mean paying for their shopping all over again.

According to reports, the retailer’s app and website went down early on Saturday local time but was back up around midnight on Sunday.

A spokesperson blamed the incident on a third party but claimed customer data is not likely to have been affected.

“Since yesterday, we’ve been experiencing disruption to our online grocery website and app,” they said in a statement.

“An attempt was made to interfere with our systems which has caused problems with the search function on the site. We’re working hard to fully restore all services and apologize for the inconvenience.”

Dominic Trott, UK product manager at Orange Cyberdefense, argued that the online hit to Tesco may

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