They discover security flaw in Telegram

They discover security flaw in Telegram

April 29, 2014

They discover security flaw in Telegram

As explained in a statement, Telegram stands out from its competitors with the combination of the simple user experience with high levels of security. The problem discovered in this case is not in the application that the user installs, but in those mechanisms that the system uses to identify the communication between client and server.

From Inteco they point out that in Telegram a key is included that allows the user to make sure that he is communicating with the official application, but the problem lies with the open API, which allows anyone to «create a client and make use of the services provided by the server ”, they explain in the report.

via They discover a security flaw in Telegram, WhatsApp rival – ABC.es.

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