Fire Drill Knocks ING Bank’s Data Centre Offline

A sign with the ING logo on.

A fire extinguisher test in a bank’s data centre has gone wrong in an “unprecedented” manner, causing its cash machines, online banking operations and website to go offline. For much of Saturday, ING’s Romanian customers could not access their money. The bank said the discharge of its gas-based fire suppression system had caused”unexpected” damage to […]