Nice one Barclays

Or is it the new comms bill in work already?


  1. Looks to be just straight down, rather than a bad cert.

    $ telnet -z ssl -z verbose ibank.barclays.co.uk 443
    SSL_connect:UNKWN before/connect initialization
    SSL_connect:UNKWN unknown state
    SSL_connect:error in UNKWN unknown state
    Connected to ibank.barclays.co.uk.
    Escape character is '^]'.
    Connection closed by foreign host.

  2. Isn't that the same as visiting any of the CACert sites hosted by A&A though? No random CACert installed == Bad SSL warning.

    1. No, that is usually a click through not a try again.

  3. It is working today, but slightly amusing that clicking on the "Security" link from on-line banking went to a page not found.

  4. I've seen it on several occasions where santander's logout link tries to send you to a page within their staging environment.

    Shows how well they test their site after making it live!


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