British Library suffering major technology outage after cyber-attack

The British Library is suffering a technology outage after it was hit by a cyber-attack, which is affecting services online and its sites in London and Yorkshire. Access to the website, as well as the catalogue and digital collections, is temporarily unavailable.

The collection of items ordered on or after 27 October, new collection item orders via digital catalogues and reading room PCs are also inaccessible, it said. Reader registration is also unavailable.

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Source: The Guardian