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Telegram agrees to register in Russia, but it will not share private data

Telegram agrees to register with Russia authorities to avoid the local ban, but the battle is still ongoing because it won’t share user data. The Russian Government threatened to ban Telegram because it refused to comply data protection laws. “There is one demand, and it is simple: to fill in a form with information on the company that controls T
Publish At:2017-07-03 06:30 | Read:2133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Laws and regulations ISIS p

Russian Gov is threatening to ban Telegram because it refused to comply data protection laws

Russia threatens to ban the Telegram instant messaging app because the company refused to be compliant with the country’s new data protection laws. The Russian Government is threatening to ban the popular Telegram instant messaging app because the company refused to be compliant with the country’s new data protection laws. Telegram has 6 million
Publish At:2017-06-27 03:10 | Read:2369 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Terrorism ISIS propaganda secure

Victim Machine has joined #general: Using Third-Party APIs as C&C Infrastructure

Imagine a well-experienced security analyst at a major company going through his normal routine of checking logs at the end of the workday. A quick look at the company’s security solution logs reveal nothing too peculiar or alarming — except for one thing: a higher than normal amount of traffic to the office’s newly introduced third-party chat platform. He d
Publish At:2017-06-06 16:20 | Read:2703 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits Vulnerabilities API Chat Program API Discord Slack

Just one picture would have used to take over WhatsApp and Telegram accounts

A single picture could have been used by attackers to hack the popular secure messaging applications WhatsApp and Telegram. Security experts from Checkpoint have discovered a vulnerability that was present in both messaging services. The hack only affected the browser-based versions of both WhatsApp and Telegram. The flaw affected the way both apps process
Publish At:2017-03-16 01:20 | Read:2281 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile End-to-end Encryption messaging

ISIS use of Telegram has definitively surpassed Twitter

Telegram is the ‘app of choice’ for ISIS members, its use has definitively surpassed Twitter and other social media platforms. Do you want to investigate ISIS activities, you have to be aware that Telegram is today its privileged channel for propaganda. The use of the popular encrypted messaging app is widespread among the militants of the terrorist organiza
Publish At:2016-12-27 18:20 | Read:2406 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Terrorism ISIS propaganda secure messaging soc

TeleCrypt Ransomware Decryption Utility Released

Researchers have released a decryption utility that victims of TeleCrypt ransomware can use to restore access to their files.The Delphi-written trojan first reared its ugly head in the beginning of November 2016.Most crypto-ransomware samples communicate with their command-and-control (C&C) servers over HTTP-based protocols to send information about a vi
Publish At:2016-11-23 18:20 | Read:7166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News decryptor encryption ransomware TeleCry

Telecrypt ransomware abuses Telegram Messenger’s communication protocol

Telecrypt ransomware is a new malware that abuses the instant messaging service Telegram for command and control (C&C) communications. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have spotted a new Ransomware, called Telecrypt (Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Telecrypt), that abuses the Telegram instant messaging service for communications with command and control (C&C)
Publish At:2016-11-13 01:00 | Read:2712 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

InTheCyber discovered a serious flaw in messaging systems

Researchers at InTheCyber firm have discovered a new easy exploitable and dangerous vulnerability affecting messaging systems. InTheCyber – Intelligence & Defense Advisors (www.inthecyber.com), a leader in offensive & Defensive Cyber Security, has discovered in its R&D Labs a new easy and dangerous vulnerability affecting messaging systems. Voice
Publish At:2016-10-23 16:35 | Read:3563 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking messaging systems Signal Telegram What

The Libyan Scorpions group is behind a cyber espionage campaign in Lybia

The Cyberkov Security Incident Response team spotted a cyber espionage campaign in Lybia conducted by a group named Libyan Scorpions. Thinking of Libya we have in mind a non-stable political country where various forces fight for the control of strategic territories and oil productions. but only a few experts know about cyber malicious activities in the area
Publish At:2016-09-26 16:40 | Read:2839 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence

Telegram massive hack in Iran, what is happened?

Hackers accessed Telegram accounts in Iran, a security duo investigated the security breach and will present its findings at the Black Hat Conference. 15 million Iranian Telegram accounts have been compromised, users have reportedly had their personal information exposed (phone number, Telegram ID). The security researchers Collin Anderson and Claudio Guarni
Publish At:2016-08-04 09:10 | Read:2977 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Mobile encryption instant

ISIS members shared a list of targets in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia on a Telegram group

The Israeli intelligence firm Intsights has breached a Telegram ISIS group, members shared info on US bases in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia. The Israeli security firm Intsights claims to have breached a Telegram group run by jihadists that were planning to attack a list of US bases in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia. The company announced to have hacked into
Publish At:2016-08-04 09:10 | Read:2505 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Terrorism encryption HUMINT ISIS Pierl

WhatsApp vs Telegram in Terms of Encryption and Features

Compare and contrast WhatsApp and Telegram, so as to see which of the two messaging apps offers the best option for encrypted chat. Messaging apps have been increasing rapidly in popularity. WhatsApp has gone over one billion users and Telegram claims to have over 350,000 people a day signing up for its services. So, it seems that there is a great need to co
Publish At:2016-07-04 21:50 | Read:2444 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security encryption End-to-end Encr

Hackers find a way to send massive messages on Telegram

Security researchers have found a vulnerability that could allow attackers to send massive messages on Telegram bypassing its limitations. Security researchers have devised a method to send massive messages on Telegram. The experts have found a flaw that allows them so send messages of any size as showed in the proof-of-concept provided by the researchers. T
Publish At:2016-06-14 08:30 | Read:2455 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking End-to-end Encryption Pierluigi Paganini

James Clapper: Snowden sped up sophistication of crypto, “it’s not a good thing”

Further ReadingReport: “Deeply divided” White House won’t support anti-encryption legislationObama administration offered feedback on bill but will avoid taking position.Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Monday that the Snowden revelations have sped up the sophistication of encryption by "about seven years," according to the Christian Scie
Publish At:2016-04-25 17:25 | Read:3152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Law & Disorder Risk Assessment crypto encryption james clapp

Terrorists and dark web, what is their relationship?

A new study reveals that terrorist organizations are largely uninterested in using resources and services hosted on the dark web. Every day I receive a lot of requests about terrorist activities in the Dark Web, and contrary to what you might think anonymizing networks like Tor and I2P aren’t cyber places preferred by terrorist organizations. My experi
Publish At:2016-03-29 21:05 | Read:2313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Reports darknet encryption Hackin

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