Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to Hong Kong protests and China

Protestors in Hong Kong are using Telegram to communicate and coordinate actions in their protest against the new extradition bill. (AFP pic) BEIJING: Encrypted messaging service Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company’s CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong. Many protesters in […]

Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to HK protests, China

Telegram says its services has stabilised. (Reuters pic) BEIJING: Encrypted messaging service Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company’s CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong. Many protesters in the city have used Telegram to evade electronic surveillance and coordinate their demonstrations against […]