Telegram says massive cyber attack originated in China

Berlin: Telegram founder Pavel Durov revealed that the massive cyber attack on the encryption-based service was launched by China.

In a tweet response, Durov wrote that the IP addresses originated mostly from China. He further added that all state actor-sized DDoS attack coincided in time with protests in Hong Kong.

The revelation comes a day after Telegram’s network experienced outage after it was flooded with overwhelming traffic.


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