Telegram hit by ‘China’ cyber attack during Admiralty clashes

EJ Insight | Jun 14, 2019 at 9:17 AM
  • Instant messaging app Telegram said cyber attacks from mainland China had tried to paralyze its system on Wednesday night while it was being used for communication by protesters opposing the extradition bill during a massive protest in Admiralty.
  • It is understood that many of the protesters in Admiralty preferred to use Telegram to coordinate their actions.
  • The cloud-based mobile app, which is available for both Android and iOS phones, is considered highly secure when it comes to protecting the privacy of chat messages.