Cyber attack on RBS websites

Press Association
Shoppers hit by bank card meltdown
Shoppers hit by bank card meltdown

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Royal Bank of Scotland said its websites were the victim of a cyber attack that left some customers unable to access their accounts in the group's second computer crash in less than a week.

The group's sites went down for about an hour today and yesterday evening after a "deliberate" surge in internet traffic aimed at its NatWest website, according to the lender.