Home Your Tech Mobility ANZ goMoney users get no money
ANZ goMoney users get no money Featured

ANZ customers using the bank's iOS and Android apps were left in the lurch today after a system-wide error rendedered the app useless.

Various reports have confirmed that on both the iOS and Android ANZ goMoney apps some customers received a message saying “service has been interrupted”, meaning they couldn't access their funds at all.

Meanwhile when other users attempted to enter their PIN, a message would read “Incorrect passcode. Last try”.

Website Aussie Outages, which tracks Aussie outages through social media reports, detected hundreds of reports on Wednesday morning from about 5am.

ANZ took to Facebook to let users know it was aware of the issue.

“Morning, we’re aware that some customers are currently experiencing issues with our goMoney app,” the bank wrote on its Facebook page.

“Our tech team is looking into this and we’ll update as soon as we know more . . . Very sorry for any inconvenience.”

ANZ said this month that its goMoney app had 1.1 million active users and had handled $78 billion in transactions since it launched in August 2010.

ANZ had advised customers to use Internet Banking or www.anz.com/mobilelanding on their mobile during the outage, however, some customers then posted that Internet banking didn't work either.

In other bank news today, St. George is trialling Google Glass compatibility. Google Glass finally became available to the public today.

UPDATE: The bank posted an update at around 2pm, writing "UPDATE: goMoney is starting to come back up now. It may be a bit slow at the start and if you’re still having issues in about an hour, please Private Message us with your mobile number. Appreciate your patience and sorry again for the inconvenience."

FREE CLOUD BACKUPS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR

Are your technicians spending too much time just managing your clients cloud backups?

Backups are an important part of any IT business but they should not consume more than their fair share of time and money.

Discover how to reduce the amount of time & money spent managing your Cloud Backups during this Free Webinar.

REGISTER FOR FREE WEBINAR!

FREE NETWORKING SERVICES CASE STUDY

As one of the world’s largest social networking services, Facebook handles a lot of user information, and requires input from an astounding range of stakeholders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — from both inside and outside the business.

Discover how Facebook was helped to connect remote employees, vendors, consultants, and partners to applications and web services quickly and reliably - without risking sensitive data.

GET CASE STUDY!

GET THE IT BUDGET YOU WANT

Explore your Network Treasure Trove to get the IT Budget you want

With Australian businesses projected to spend over $78.7 Billion why does it feel like you can never get the budget you need?.

In most cases your budget will get approved because the proposals are not only technically correct, but also provide good, credible evidence on how the spend aligns with key business objectives.

Did you know that your Network Monitoring tool can help you build a comprehensive business case without an MBA?

HERE ARE 8 TIPS TO GET THE IT BUDGET YOU WANT.

CLICK HERE!

David Swan

David Swan is a tech journalist from Melbourne and is iTWire's Associate Editor. Having started off as a games reviewer at the age of 14, he now has a degree in Journalism from RMIT (with Honours) and owns basically every gadget under the sun.

Connect

 

 

 

 

Join the iTWire Community and be part of the latest news, invites to exclusive events, whitepapers and educational materials and oppertunities.
Why do I want to receive this daily update?
  • The latest features from iTWire
  • Free whitepaper downloads
  • Industry opportunities