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Iran orders providers to stop hosting Telegram App: report

However, some 10 per cent of users reached it through proxies and VPN services.

26 Apr 2018 2:17 PM

Russia adds Google IPs to a registry of banned sites

A Russian agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites.

22 Apr 2018 9:24 PM

Russia says to probe Facebook after Telegram crackdown

Russia blocked Telegram after it refused to hand over access to private conversation

19 Apr 2018 9:16 AM

France builds WhatsApp rival due to surveillance risk

About 20 officials and top civil servants are testing the new app which a state-employed developer has designed.

17 Apr 2018 3:49 PM

Iran bans foreign social media networks

Schools must "only use domestic social networks" for their communication, the ministry said in a statement.

16 Apr 2018 1:22 PM


Hackers spread malware thorugh Telegram

The vulnerability was used to deliver multipurpose malware, which can be used either as a backdoor or as a tool to deliver mining software.

15 Feb 2018 9:41 PM

Telegram app was targeted by crypto mining malware, Kaspersky Lab says

Such messaging app vulnerabilities are not unique to Telegram. Last month it had found a way for hackers to steal WhatsApp messages.

14 Feb 2018 9:21 AM

Apple bans Telegram on account of child pornography

The CEO of Telegram decided to coment on the issue and has also decided on the future course.

06 Feb 2018 7:17 PM

Iran lifts block on Telegram app

“An informed source announced that the filtering of the Telegram messenger has been ended and it is being used by users,” IRNA reported.

14 Jan 2018 10:57 AM

Prince George on ISIS hit list, intelligence concerned about school security

British intelligence officials are believed to be regularly monitoring the messaging service for ISIS activity.

29 Oct 2017 6:55 PM


Cryptic clue: The Nizam’s secret telegram— text, subtext and context

Last week, readers of DC got a chance to see a secret telegram sent in cipher by the Nizam.

06 Aug 2017 2:13 AM

Message service Telegram to shut some public channels after Indonesia ban

Indonesian authorities blocked all access to Telegram, saying it had several forums that were "full of radical and terrorist propaganda".

16 Jul 2017 8:32 PM

Indonesia blocks Telegram messaging service over security concerns

Telegram is popular among Islamic State sympathizers, who use chatrooms with hundreds of members as well as private conversations.

15 Jul 2017 7:33 AM

Telegram app agrees to Russian registration, but not to share private data

Telegram would have to store information about its users on Russian servers and hand over user information to the authorities on request.

28 Jun 2017 9:35 PM

Russia threatens to block Telegram messaging app

Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor accused the Telegram messaging app of violating Russian legislation.

24 Jun 2017 4:10 PM


ISIS calls on followers to attack Middle East, Asia, West, Russia during Ramadan

The audio clip was distributed on Monday on ISIS's channel on Telegram, an encrypted messaging application.

13 Jun 2017 8:50 AM

Social media a safety valve, muzzling it is a bad idea

Right next door in India, the admin of a WhatsApp group was jailed for sharing an ugly and obscene morphed picture of PM Modi.

30 May 2017 4:02 AM

Twitter’s chatbots are talk of the town

A direct Message Card can be used to initiate interactions with the bot.

28 May 2017 12:28 AM

British ISIS fighter calls for London attacks using Telegram

Hussain has called on his followers to carry out a nail bomb assault similar to the attack in St Petersburg which killed 15 people.

16 Apr 2017 5:57 PM

WhatsApp, Telegram riddled with security vulnerabilities

A computer security firm today revealed a flaw that could let hackers break into WhatsApp or Telegram messaging accounts.

16 Mar 2017 9:36 AM