Iranian Hacker Group Discovers Telegram Vulnerability

July 16, 2015


On July 11, 2015, the Iranian hacker group Ashiyane Digital Security Team announced that it had discovered a vulnerability in the messaging app Telegram. The vulnerability lets hackers send links to chat groups that, when opened, cause the user’s account to be erased from the service. The group posted details on the vulnerability on its website.

Source:, July 11, 2015.