Report on Russian hacking suggests Telegram may not be as secure as you think

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In the midst of all the fallout that came in the wake of Buzzfeed’s publication of an unverified dossier that claims President-Elect Donald Trump has definite ties to Russia was an uncomfortable revelation for security-minded people everywhere: one of the most trusted encrypted messaging apps might not be as safe as its users think. 

Telegram, one of the apps used by people around the world for secure messaging, was cited in the report as having been compromised by the FSB (AKA the Russian secret police). 

According to a confidential source speaking in June 2016, the FSB flagged Telegram as being of “especial concern,” which led to the organization focusing its efforts on cracking the system’s security: Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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