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Russia takes Telegram to court over refusal to release encryption keys

The Russian government retaliated against Telegram messaging app by filing a lawsuit to stop or limit access to the app in that country after the company refused a request by the government to turn over its encryption keys to the FSB.

App zero-day flaw exploited to fool users into malicious downloads

Attackers were found exploiting a zero-day Telegram app vulnerability in order to make the names and extensions of malicious files appear more legitimate, in hopes that users who received these files would more willingly open them.

Researchers spot first cryptor to exploit Telegram protocol

Kaspersky Lab researchers Anton Ivanov and Fedor Sinitsyn spotted what they are calling the first encryption malware to exploit the Telegram protocol.