Telegram

Павел Дуров

Russians Take to the Streets to Protest Telegram Ban

After weeks of feuding between the Russian government and Telegram, thousands of protesters and activists flooded Moscow’s streets demanding a free internet.
Mack DeGeurin
5.2.18
Telegram

Russian Government Blocks Telegram, but Telegram Vows to Fight Back

The encryption debate has reached the Kremlin.
Mack DeGeurin
4.13.18
"Upload Knights"

How Terrorists Slip Beheading Videos Past YouTube’s Censors

Other jihadi propaganda on the video-sharing platform may be visually more low-key, but are just as insidious in their own ways.
Rita Katz
5.26.17
Cyber terrorism

The Islamic State's Tech Support Is Worried About CIA Hacking Tools

Whether Islamic State supporters will actually learn anything from reading the documents is another matter, though.
Joseph Cox
4.12.17
Memes

Meme Collectors Are Using the Blockchain to Keep Rare Pepes Rare

Only the dankest, please.
Corin Faife
1.27.17
News

This Is How Russian Spies Could 'Crack' Telegram

An explosive, but unverified, memo on Donald Trump alleged the FSB has “cracked” Telegram. This is how the spies might be doing it.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.11.17
security

From WhatsApp to Hawala, How the Taliban Moves Money Around

The insurgents use apps such as Telegram, Viber, and WhatsApp, to solicit donations, backed by an old value transfer system.
Austin Bodetti
11.15.16
Hacking

Cell Phone Network Flaws Can Help Spies Get Around Encryption Apps

Spies and hackers could bypass end-to-end encryption apps by taking over cellphone numbers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.18.16
News

Telegram Launches New Feature Allowing Compromised Users To Nuke Account

The messaging app also finally disabled the account of a jailed Iranian journalist.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.16.16
News

Iran Appears To Have Taken Over an Arrested Journalist’s Telegram Account

Iranian human rights activists complain that the popular chat app is not helping disable the journalist hacked account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.5.16
HACK

Encrypted Messaging App Telegram Leaks Usage Data

All it takes is a third party app and a target’s phone number to track a user.
Joseph Cox
11.28.15
Internet

Encryption App Telegram Probably Isn't as Secure for Terrorists as ISIS Thinks

Although ISIS and other groups endorse the app, researchers question its security.
Joseph Cox
11.18.15
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