24 Oct 2021

Thousands of Tesco shoppers unable to place web orders after suspected hacking attempt

Europe Editor and Presenter

Thousands of Tesco shoppers have been unable to make or change orders online, as the supermarket’s website and app crashed after a suspected hacking attempt.

A Tesco spokesman said there had been an “attempt to interfere with our systems,” but insisted there was no reason to believe customers’ data had been affected.

I’m joined now by the technology journalist, Will Guyatt.