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Telegram To Launch Gram Cryptocurrency Within 2 Months

MOSCOW: The Telegram messaging service is planning to issue its first native cryptocurrency, dubbed Gram, within the next two months, The New York Times reported, citing investors. According to the report, the company is planning to make Gram digital wallets available to 200-300 million of messenger users worldwide. The newspaper ...

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After Russia, Iran bans the use of messaging app Telegram

© Ilya Naymushin / Reuters TEHRAN: The Iranian judiciary has issued a “total ban” on Telegram following a request from the security services, which argued that the encrypted messaging app has become a “safe haven” for terrorist cells, according to local media. “Considering various complaints against the Telegram social networking ...

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Moscow court bans messaging app Telegram

MOSCOW court banned Telegram messaging app, leading the way for it to be blocked across Russia for not turning over encrypted messaging traffic to security services. The court approved a request from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s communications watchdog, after an 18-minute hearing on Friday. telegram founder Pavel Durov ordered his lawyers not ...

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Malicious uploads allowed hijacking of WhatsApp and Telegram accounts

LONDON: A vulnerability patched in the web-based versions of encrypted communications services WhatsApp and Telegram would have allowed attackers to take over accounts by sending users malicious files masquerading as images or videos. The vulnerability was discovered last week by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies and was patched by ...

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