Russians Take to the Streets to Protest Telegram Ban
After weeks of feuding between the Russian government and Telegram, thousands of protesters and activists flooded Moscow’s streets demanding a free internet.
Russian Government Blocks Telegram, but Telegram Vows to Fight Back
The encryption debate has reached the Kremlin.
How Terrorists Slip Beheading Videos Past YouTube’s Censors
Other jihadi propaganda on the video-sharing platform may be visually more low-key, but are just as insidious in their own ways.
The Islamic State's Tech Support Is Worried About CIA Hacking Tools
Whether Islamic State supporters will actually learn anything from reading the documents is another matter, though.
Meme Collectors Are Using the Blockchain to Keep Rare Pepes Rare
Only the dankest, please.
This Is How Russian Spies Could 'Crack' Telegram
An explosive, but unverified, memo on Donald Trump alleged the FSB has “cracked” Telegram. This is how the spies might be doing it.
From WhatsApp to Hawala, How the Taliban Moves Money Around
The insurgents use apps such as Telegram, Viber, and WhatsApp, to solicit donations, backed by an old value transfer system.
Cell Phone Network Flaws Can Help Spies Get Around Encryption Apps
Spies and hackers could bypass end-to-end encryption apps by taking over cellphone numbers.
Telegram Launches New Feature Allowing Compromised Users To Nuke Account
The messaging app also finally disabled the account of a jailed Iranian journalist.
Iran Appears To Have Taken Over an Arrested Journalist’s Telegram Account
Iranian human rights activists complain that the popular chat app is not helping disable the journalist hacked account.
Encrypted Messaging App Telegram Leaks Usage Data
All it takes is a third party app and a target’s phone number to track a user.
Encryption App Telegram Probably Isn't as Secure for Terrorists as ISIS Thinks
Although ISIS and other groups endorse the app, researchers question its security.