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Researcher Disclosed Telegram Vulnerability, Refused Bounty For Staying Quiet

A vulnerability in the self-destruct feature on Telegram for Android allowed retrieving deleted media from device cache. Bug fixed.

Telegram gained 70 million new users during WhatsApp outage on Monday

Telegram founder, Pavel Durov, has revealed that the platform saw 70 million new users sign up during the WhatsApp outage that struck on Monday. WhatsApp and Facebook were offline for several hours.

Nasty macOS Malware XCSSET Now Targets Google Chrome, Telegram Software

Nasty macOS Malware XCSSET has once again been updated in order to steal sensitive data from a variety of apps, including Chrome and Telegram.

MacOS malware steals Telegram accounts, Google Chrome data

Security researchers have published details about the method used by a strain of macOS malware to steal login information from multiple apps, enabling its operators to steal accounts.

A Sticker Sent On Telegram Could Have Exposed Your Secret Chats

A flaw in Telegram messaging app could have exposed users' secret messages, photos, and videos

Telegram privacy feature failed to delete self-destructing video files

Telegram has fixed a security issue where self-destructing audio and video recording were not being deleted from user's macOS devices as expected.

Telegram Bots at Heart of Classiscam Scam-as-a-Service

The cybercriminal service has scammed victims out of $6.5 million and continues to spread on Telegram.

WhatsApp vs Telegram vs Signal – Which One Is More Secure?

WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, all offer end-to-end encryption, but the features, data access, and advertising policies are different.

WhatsApp users flock to rival message platforms

Millions have signed up to Signal and Telegram after WhatsApp announced an update to its terms.

Sextortionist Campaign Targets iOS, Android Users with New Spyware

New spyware is targeting iOS and Android frequenters of adult mobile sites by posing as a secure messaging application in yet another twist on sextortionist scams. Goontact lures users of illicit sites through Telegram and other secure messaging apps and steals their information for future fraudulent use.

Beware: New Android Spyware Found Posing as Telegram and Threema Apps

Hackers found impersonating legitimate messaging apps such as Telegram and Threema to infect Android devices with a new malware.

Android Malware Bypasses 2FA And Targets Telegram, Gmail Passwords

A new Android malware strain has been uncovered, part of the Rampant Kitten threat group's widespread surveillance campaign that targets Telegram credentials and more.

Mobile messengers expose billions of users to privacy attacks

Mobile messengers create privacy concerns by exposing data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts from the address book.

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

Cybercriminal groups are using new web-based credit card stealer that leverages Telegram messenger to exfiltrate data

Telegram Launched Video Calls For Both iOS And Android

Following the COVID-19 pandemic scenario, Telegram has taken an important step that may serve as an alternate to Zoom. Many privacy savvy users may prefer to ditch Zoom for Telegram.

Telegram now lets users send 2GB files, adds profile videos, and more

The team behind Telegram has released version 6.3 of the app, making it possible to share files up to 2GB in size, set a profile video instead of a profile picture, among other enhancements.

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