Tag: telegram


Congressional chair asks Google and Apple to help stop fraud against U.S. taxpayers on Telegram

April 6, 2022

Via: FCW

The chairman of a congressional subcommittee has asked Apple and Google to help stop fraud against U.S. taxpayers on Telegram, a fast-growing messaging service distributed via their smartphone app stores. The request from the head of the House Select Subcommittee […]


Telegram emerges as new dark web for cyber criminals

September 17, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Telegram has exploded as a hub for cybercriminals looking to buy, sell, and share stolen data and hacking tools, new research shows, as the messaging app emerges as an alternative to the dark web. An investigation by cyber intelligence group […]


Facebook tries to explain the WhatsApp privacy changes one more time

February 19, 2021

Via: BGR

It’s mid-February, which means a brand new privacy policy should have governed Facebook’s WhatsApp instant messaging app by now. All WhatsApp users received prompts to agree to the changes in early 2021, with WhatsApp informing users the changes would go […]


Telegram, nearing 500 million users, to begin monetizing the app

December 23, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Instant messaging app Telegram is “approaching” 500 million users and plans to generate revenue starting next year to keep the business afloat, its founder Pavel Durov said on Wednesday. Durov said he has personally bankrolled the seven-year-old business so far, […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Secure messaging app Telegram now offers its own anonymous blogging platform

November 23, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Telegram, the security-focused messaging app, has launched its own take on blogging platforms. If you’re among Telegram 100 million-plus active users then the new Telegraph service will be much as you’d expect. It’s minimalist and anonymous — you can add […]


Brussels terror attacks: Why ramping up online surveillance isn’t the answer

April 4, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

ISIL is not only fighting a cultural war; it’s fighting a media war. For that reason maybe we should stop talking about it as though it were a “real” war. As though there were valiant warriors on both sides. As […]