Jun 13, 2019

Telegram DDOS attack linked to Hong Kong protests

Telegram users in the Americas and other countries experienced connection issues.

Oct 16, 2018

Octopus Trojan disguises itself as Telegram messenger

Kaspersky has identified cyber-espionage attacks aimed at Central Asian diplomatic organisations.

Jul 3, 2018

SA radio station says WhatsApp out, Telegram in

The Russian instant messaging service wins favour with Algoa FM as its preferred way of communicating with its audience.

Oct 26, 2017

Message apps used to evade dark Web crackdown

A police crackdown on dark Web markets drives cyber criminals to use mobile messaging apps to locate anonymous new hideouts.

Jun 29, 2017

Telegram app agrees to register in Russia

Pavel Durov, founder of the Telegram messaging app, agrees for his firm to be registered in Russia after coming under pressure from authorities.

Jun 27, 2017

Russia says Telegram used to plot suicide bombing

The country's security service claims terrorists used the Telegram messaging app to carry out a deadly suicide bombing on Russian soil.

May 11, 2017

Opera brings messaging to browser

The Web browser will now integrate messaging apps Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram into its desktop version.

Apr 4, 2017

SA Florist improves efficiency with BrandChat

The online marketplace has enlisted the platform to improve productivity.

Mar 16, 2017

WhatsApp, Telegram patch flaws in messaging apps

The popular instant messaging applications are patched after security researchers showed they could seize control of user accounts.

Mar 9, 2017

WikiLeaks' CIA hacking dump shakes tech firms

Dozens of firms rush to contain the damage from possible security weak points following the anti-secrecy organisation's revelations.

Mar 8, 2017

WikiLeaks releases files on CIA cyber spying tools

The anti-secrecy group publishes thousands of pages of internal CIA discussions about hacking techniques used over several years.

Feb 6, 2017

Viber rolls-out secret messages

Viber has introduced a Snapchat-like feature that lets users send photos and videos that disappear once the recipient has viewed them.

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