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Telegram Messenger Update Brings Audio Messages, Improved Chat Deletion

Last November we told you about Telegram Messenger, which touted itself as the ‘world’s most secure messaging app’, even going so far as to reward $200,000 to the first person to break the app’s encryption.  The messaging app was updated yesterday to add the ability to send audio messages plus improve its secret chat deletion,...

‘Telegram’ Sees 5 Million Sign Ups in 24 Hours Thanks to WhatsApp Outage

We covered the secure and free iOS messaging app Telegram last November and now it seems the service has exploded in popularity, with 4.95 million sign ups in one day. The day news broke Facebook bought WhatsApp, Telegram announced it added 500,000 new users. https://twitter.com/telegram/status/437650652164915200 The sudden surge in sign ups due in part by WhatsApp’s recent...

Telegram Will Reward $200,000 to the First Person Who Breaks its Encryption

Cloud-based messaging service Telegram’s Pavel Durov has announced that he will give $200,000 to the first person who breaks Telegram’s heavily encrypted protocol. Starting today, each day Paul (+79112317383) will be sending a message containing a secret email address to Nick (+79218944725) via Telegram, which needs to be intercepted to claim the reward. In order to prove that Telegram...

Meet Telegram for iOS: The World’s Most Secure Messaging App

I know what you’re thinking right now: seriously, yet another messaging app for my iPhone? That’s right folks, but this time what makes Telegram different from other messaging apps is its claim to security. Telegram is a free, decentralized, open source and non-profit messaging app created by brothers Pavel and Nikolai Durov, who founded VKontakte, the...