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Doh! Sage Pay forgets to renew SSL certificate

Customers logging into "secure and efficient payment service" Sage Pay this morning were served up an error message saying that the site could not be trusted, and didn't have a valid security certificate. SSL certificate error message, credit: screengrab Looks like someone forgot to renew the site's SSL certificate – which …
Anna Leach, 26 Apr 2012
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Sage Pay card stroker goes titsup for NINE hours

Sage Pay's card payment system choked up yesterday for nine hours in an intermittent outage that affected its 30,000 customers in the UK and Europe. Sage first alerted customers to an error at 1.39pm yesterday afternoon, then finally posted the all-clear after 10pm last night. A Reg reader also flagged up another snafu by the …
Anna Leach, 25 Apr 2012
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Sage Pay, down and out yet again

Online payment system Sage Pay is unavailable again today despite limping briefly back online yesterday. Disgruntled customers commenting on yesterday's story are threatening to jump ship to another provider, blaming a succession of failures from the online payment service. The disgruntled ones have also set up a Facebook …
John Oates, 04 Mar 2011
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Sage Pay upgrade woes hit merchants

Thousands of e-commerce merchants are still struggling to process transactions following problems with a weekend upgrade by payment processor Sage Pay. The upgrade was designed to make transaction processing faster and more resilient for the 32,000 merchants in the UK and Ireland who rely on the firm's service to handle e- …
John Leyden, 27 Oct 2010
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Sage Pay suffers 2nd day of downtime

Sage's online payment service SagePay is mainly not working for its 32,000 customers today, and it wasn't really working yesterday either. There seems to be a slight discrepancy between Sage's Twitter feed and its system monitor page on its website. The company's Twitter feed warns that live processing is not working but its …
John Oates, 03 Mar 2011
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Sage Pay says sorry for upgrade shambles

Sage Pay has apologised for an upgrade of its systems that left many of its 32,000 customers in the UK and Ireland unable to process transactions on Monday. The problems, which rendered the payment processor's core system intermittently unavailable on Monday and continued to produce complaints on Tuesday, have been resolved, …
John Leyden, 27 Oct 2010
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Sage Pay prevents punters blowing Xmas wad

Sage Pay has apologised for a four hour outage yesterday that left online merchants with no way to process payments for Christmas orders. Simon Black, managing director of Sage Pay, said: "I deeply regret the impact that we've had on your business, at what is the worst possible time for our systems to fail." The length of the …
John Oates, 07 Dec 2010
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Sage Pay upgrade glitch forced poor password picks

Payment provider Sage Pay is investigating a weekend upgrade that resulted in a minority of users being obliged to adopt a less secure password that only contained alphanumeric digits. The issue was brought to our attention by a number of Reg readers who told us the upgrade "knocked off users who use special characters in their …
John Leyden, 26 Oct 2010
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Sage blames downloads for downtime

Sage 50 customers should be able to access the cloud-based service now after almost a week of intermittent access. Glamorous Scouse Reg reader Caroline said: "We had problems last Thursday and couldn't get on all day. On Friday we had access in the afternoon but couldn't get back onto the site on Monday, but I did manage to get …
John Oates, 06 Apr 2011
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Brit web firms tweet way out of slump

Tweeting and faffing with Facebook are helping British internet businesses avoid the economic slump, according to a survey by Sage Pay. Brit web stores grew an average 49 per cent in the past 12 months, and three-quarters of them reported using social media to drive sales, according to the poll's findings. Sage Pay, a payment- …
Anna Leach, 27 Sep 2011
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PayPal hardware failure fingered for worldwide outage

Hardware failure hit PayPal on Friday, leaving the payment service unavailable for around two and half hours. A network hardware failure in one of its data centres and the failure of back-up systems to kick in as quickly as planned meant the service was unavailable for around two hours on Friday morning (US Pacific time). A …
John Leyden, 01 Nov 2010