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Telegram founder claims DDoS attack was timed to disrupt Hong Kong protests

Pavel Durov claimed the DDoS attack originated ‘mostly from China’ and was meant to disrupt communication between protesters in Hong Kong The founder of Telegram has claimed a cyber attack that disrupted the messaging platform was carried out to coincide with protests in Hong Kong. Pavel Durov said a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack,… Read More


Telegram confirms outage caused by DDoS attack

The app said some users will have experienced connection issues Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a DDoS attack. Telegram detailed the attack in a colourful thread on Twitter, explaining to users that the issue could disrupt the service but would not compromise personal user data. “We’re currently experiencing a powerful… Read More


Microsoft confirms attack on email services exposed some Outlook accounts

OS Maker and operator of Outlook, MSN and Hotmail admits the contents of user emails could have been accessed by hackers Microsoft has confirmed that some of its email services have been breached by hackers, with the contents of some user emails exposed by the attack. The technology giant said a “limited” number of accounts… Read More


German chemicals giant Bayer victim of year long cyber attack

Bayer says no data leaks have been discovered and that investigations are still ongoing German chemicals juggernaut Bayer was subject to a sustained cyber attack lasting for more than a year, according to reports in German media. German radio stations Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) and Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) said the Winnti hacking group is responsible for… Read More


Iran launched cyber attacks against UK infrastructure

Iran stole over 10,000 data records from UK local government networks and Post Office days before Christmas, claims Sky News Iran has been accused of launching a number of cyber attacks on the Post Office and the UK’s local government networks in the lead-up to Christmas, it has been reported. According to Sky News, the… Read More



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