Telegram CEO Blames Recent Issues On A ‘State Actor’ Attack

As some of you might have heard, Telegram had recently experience some connectivity issues in which a DDoS attack was to blame. However, it seems that this was more than just a regular DDoS attack, it was one that could have been orchestrated by a country, or at least that’s what Telegram’s CEO, Pavel Durov is implying.

Telegram Users Can Now Delete Messages From Recipient’s Device

Many popular messaging apps allow you to delete messages but that functionality is largely limited to your own device. Even if you delete a message on your phone it remains visible on the recipient’s device. So a message sent years ago could come back to haunt you later on in life, complete with verifiable proof that you sent it. Telegram, a popular privacy-focused messaging app, is now allowing users to delete […]

Telegram Update Introduces The Ability To Add Polls

Have you ever tried to organize a lunch or dinner or a birthday party for a friend or family member within the context of a group chat? It can get pretty messy as everyone is chiming in with their own opinions, or going off topic. However if you’re a Telegram user, then you might want to check out the latest update to the app.

Major Update For Telegram For iOS & Android Released

If you use Telegram as your main messenger app, you’ll be pleased to learn that the app has received a rather significant update that will bring about a ton of new features and improvements to it. This will be applicable to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, so neither platform will be left out.


Telegram Announces New ‘Passport’ Authorization Feature

These days our instant messenger apps are more than just apps to send messages with. For example many of these such apps are capable of making voice and video calls, playing games, sharing files, and even making mobile payments. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Telegram has introduced a new feature to its app.

Telegram Says Apple Blocking App Updates Since April

Russia recently ordered Apple to remove the secure messaging app Telegram from the country’s App Store and Telegram’s CEO has now said that Apple has actually prevented Telegram from updating its app globally ever since the Russian order came in April. Telegram has already moved the courts in Russia to challenge the ban while the Federal Security Service maintains that the ban is essential to protect the country from security […]

Telegram’s Initial Coin Offering Has Been Scrapped

Telegram, a secure messaging service, had been working to launch its very own ICO or initial coin offering. It’s a process through which companies can now raise funds by issuing digital coins to investors. It has already conducted a private sale which brought in a substantial amount of money. Many in the crypto game were waiting for the public sale of Telegram’s coins but it appears that Telegram will no […]

France Wants Its Own Chat App For Government Communications

As secure as messaging apps claim to be these days, the fact that a private company owns it means that for certain groups such as businesses or governments, it can be a bit disconcerting to allowing someone else to hold control over your information and security. This is why it’s not surprising that France has announced that they will be building their own messaging app.

Russian Government Asked Google, Apple To Remove Telegram From Stores

The other day it was announced that messaging app Telegram would be banned in Russia. It was unclear when the ban would go into effect, but it seems that the Russian government has wasted no time because according to reports, the country’s state telecommunications regulator said that they have asked Google and Apple to remove the app from their app stores.

Messaging App ‘Telegram’ Has Been Banned In Russia

There are some of you guys who might be familiar with the Telegram messaging app. The app, just like other messaging apps like WhatsApp, is known for its security with its encrypted messages that prevents messages from being read even if they are intercepted. Unfortunately it seems that it is this level of security and privacy that has resulted in the app getting banned in Russia.

Telegram Exploit Used To Spread Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

It seems like every other day we hear about another website or another service being exploited to deliver cryptocurrency mining malware. This sort of malware is specifically designed to hijack the victim’s CPU resources to mine digital currency thus earning huge sums for those who are behind it. According to a new report, a zero-day exploit in the desktop version of Telegram was recently used to spread cryptocurrency malware.

Telegram For Android Updated With Video Streaming

When sending video over instant messenger apps like WhatsApp, you usually have to download the video first before you can play it back. This is versus watching videos on platforms like YouTube where you can stream as you go. The good news is that it looks like Telegram is bringing that feature to its app.

Apple Reportedly Removed Telegram For Serving Child Pornography

Last week messenger app Telegram had mysteriously vanished from the iTunes App Store, with Telegram’s CEO Pavel Durov claiming that it had been removed due to “inappropriate content” that was being circulated on its app by users. However Durov did not dive into specifics, but we might have an idea of what it could be now.

Apple Removes Telegram From App Store

Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging application, is no longer available on the iOS App Store. Apple has removed the main app as well as the new Telegram X app from the App Store. It’s not that the company is opposed to apps like these because Telegram has long been available for iOS devices. Apple seems to have taken this action because some “inappropriate content” was made available to Telegram users […]