Hackers have reportedly disrupted access to the websites of Denmark’s central bank and seven private banks in the country this week, according to the central bank and an IT company that caters to the industry.

Websites for the central bank and Bankdata, a company that develops IT solutions for the financial industry, were affected by distributed denials of service, which direct traffic to specific servers in an attempt to take them offline, according to a report by Channel News Asia. .

The central bank said its website was working normally as of Tuesday afternoon, adding that the attack did not affect its other systems or daily operations.

Access to the websites of seven private banks was briefly restricted on Tuesday after the DDoS attack on Bankdata, a company spokesperson said, according to the CNA report.

The affected banks included two of Denmark’s largest, Jyske Bank and Sydbank, the report says.

Sydbank confirmed on its Facebook page that access to its website was restricted on Tuesday. A Jyske spokesperson confirmed that some customers had been having trouble accessing its website on Tuesday.

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