A material security flaw has been discovered affecting Apple devices. If you are using an Apple product (desktop, laptop, iPhone, iPad), please do not use the Safari browser to perform your online banking or Straight2Bank transactions, especially from public or unsecured Wifi networks (cafes, hotels, public lounges). Apple will release a security patch shortly, please look out for the release and install it promptly.
In the meantime, you can use an alternative browser or use the Breeze App for your Online Banking transactions.
April 10th 2014
A security vulnerability has been detected in the commonly used OpenSSL 1.0.1a-f. The Open Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM), virtual private networks, etc.
Standard Chartered Bank websites and banking services are secure and not affected by this vulnerability. However, please remain vigilant and contact the Bank if you notice any suspicious activity in your account.