Aug 242019
 
 August 24, 2019  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Hong Kong software engineers have published warnings today against using Telegram to coordinate protests due to an issue in the instant messaging app.

They say the discovered issue can allow a threat actor, such as Chinese law enforcement or intelligence services, to obtain the phone numbers users utilized to register a Telegram account, which authorities can then track down to protesters’ real-world identities.

Read more on ZDNet.

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