WhatsApp is Behind the “Largest Digital Migration in History”, says Telegram Founder – Tempemail

Image sourced from The Independent Facebook’s recent attempt to update WhatsApp’s privacy policy has left many users concerned and searching for a more ‘secure’ messaging platform, like Telegram. This move has sparked what Telegram founder, Pavel Durov, says is “the largest digital migration in human history” after the platform saw Continue Reading

7 Tips to Ensure Telegram is Private and Secure – Tempemail

When discussing the privacy and security of messenger apps, one needs to understand that the Telegram’s functionality goes beyond the simple messages exchange and has many surprising features. With Telegrams’ user-base exceeding over 500 million active monthly users, it now combines elements of a massive communication hub, messaging board and Continue Reading

‘Nobody can block it’: how the Telegram app fuels global protest | Social media

One Sunday in August, two weeks after Belarus’s authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko declared an implausibly decisive victory in presidential elections, I joined a crowd of around 100,000 people as it moved through central Minsk. Protest in Belarus was no longer the domain of a few hundred hardy opposition figures, and Continue Reading

Belarus protesters use Telegram to keep up pressure on Lukashenko | Belarus- Tempemail

In a small Minsk apartment one evening last week, a group of people gathered to discuss plans for a Halloween party with a twist. There would be costumes, drinks and games, but the main event was a ceremonial funeral. The plan: to bury Alexander Lukashenko’s dictatorship. “Maybe we should bury Continue Reading

New Android Spyware Found Posing as Telegram and Threema Apps – Tempemail

A hacking group known for its attacks in the Middle East, at least since 2017, has recently been found impersonating legitimate messaging apps such as Telegram and Threema to infect Android devices with a new, previously undocumented malware. “Compared to the versions documented in 2017, Android/SpyC23.A has extended spying functionality, Continue Reading

New Web-Based Credit Card Stealer Uses Telegram Messenger to Exfiltrate Data – Tempemail

Cybercriminal groups are constantly evolving to find new ways to pilfer financial information, and the latest trick in their arsenal is to leverage the messaging app Telegram to their benefit. In what’s the latest tactic adopted by Magecart groups, the encrypted messaging service is being used to send stolen payment Continue Reading

Telegram to pay $27m penalty, return investor money – Finance- Tempemail

Telegram Group has agreed to return US$1.2 billion (A$1.74 billion) to investors and pay an US$18.5 million (A$26.9 million) civil penalty to resolve charges over an unregistered digital token coin offering, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said. The regulator in October halted a US$1.7 billion (A$2.47 billion) digital Continue Reading

Telegram shuts down cryptocurrency-focused project- Tempemail

Read Article After a legal battle in the US, instant messaging app Telegram has finally decided to withdraw its cryptocurrency-focused subsidiary, Telegram Open Network (TON). Making the announcement in his channel, Telegram Founder and CEO Pavel Durov said that “a US court stopped TON from happening”. The TON project was Continue Reading

Telegram Shuts Down its Own Cryptocurrency | Tempemail

Sourced from Tech Inside. Telegram is officially calling it quits on its crypto-focused subsidiary, Telegram Open Network (TON). “Telegram’s active involvement with TON is over,” writes Pavel Durov, founder and CEO, in an announcement on his channel. “For the last 2,5 years, some of our best engineers have been working Continue Reading