Telegram Introduces Auto-Delete and Expiring Invite Features – Tempemail

Image sourced from The Independent Telegram has released a new update that includes an auto-delete timer for messages in any chat, as well as new flexible invite links. Auto-Delete Messages Telegram users can now enable an auto-delete timer in all chats, which will automatically erase messages for all participants either Continue Reading

A Sticker Sent On Telegram Could Have Exposed Your Secret Chats – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed details of a now-patched flaw in the Telegram messaging app that could have exposed users’ secret messages, photos, and videos to remote malicious actors. The issues were discovered by Italy-based Shielder in iOS, Android, and macOS versions of the app. Following responsible disclosure, Telegram addressed Continue Reading

Secret Chat in Telegram Left Self-Destructing Media Files On Devices – Tempemail

Popular messaging app Telegram fixed a privacy-defeating bug in its macOS app that made it possible to access self-destructing audio and video messages long after they disappeared from secret chats. The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Dhiraj Mishra in version 7.3 of the app, who disclosed his findings to Continue Reading

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