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Telegram says massive cyber attack originated in China

ANI
Published : Jun 14, 2019, 10:11 am IST
Updated : Jun 14, 2019, 10:11 am IST

Telegram's network experienced outage after it was flooded with overwhelming traffic.

Durov wrote that the IP addresses originated mostly from China.
 Durov wrote that the IP addresses originated mostly from China.

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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