Telegram social app was hit by a severe Cyber Attack in China due to protests in Hong Kong according to the CEO Telegram. Telegram said its app was under severe DDoS attack.
Telegram app became the top medium for sending their messages across among protestors in Hong Kong during the last week. According to a report young tech-savvy protestors take measures to protect themselves after apprehensions and prosecutions started.
Pavel Durov said in his tweet that most of the ip addresses are coming from China, he also categorized the attack as planned attempt related to the protests in China because it cannot coincide at the same time when protests in Hong Kong are heating up, it also happened in the past.