Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov has said a massive cyber attack on his messaging service originated from China.
On Wednesday, the firm confirmed it suffered a “powerful” Distributed Denial of Service attack which disrupted services for about an hour.
In a DDos attack, hackers overwhelm a target’s servers with junk requests.
It came as protestors in Hong Kong used Telegram to coordinate demonstrations over a plan to allow extradition to China. Read more