Messaging service Telegram hit by DDoS cyber attack

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  1. mood

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    Messaging service Telegram hit by DDoS cyber attack
    June 12, 2019
    https://www.reuters.com/article/tel...legram-hit-by-ddos-cyber-attack-idUSL4N23J2QX
     
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    "Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack

    * Telegram CEO says app suffered “state-actor sized” attack

    * CEO says IP addresses originated from China

    * Attacks coincide with protests in Hong Kong - CEO..."

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/telegram-cyber/corrected-update-2-messaging-service-telegram-ceo-points-to-china-as-likely-origin-of-cyber-attack-idUKL4N23J2W6?feedType=RSS&feedName=technology-media-telco-SP&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+reuters/UKmedia+(News+/+UK+/+Technology,+Media+and+Telecommunications)&&rpc=401

    "China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests..."

    https://gizmodo.com/china-allegedly-conducting-cyber-attacks-against-telegr-1835474806
     
  4. mirimir

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    I've seen some blame Russia. Or the NSA ;)
     
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