Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Iran’s Telegram Ban Has Impacted All Corners of the Country

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Iran’s Telegram Ban Has Impacted All Corners of the Country

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Seven weeks after Iran’s conservative-led judiciary banned the secure communications app Telegram inside the country, Iranians are still reeling from the change. Though Telegram has critics in the security community, it has become wildly popular in Iran over the last few years as a way of communicating, sharing photos and documents, and even doing business.…

Telegram App Says Apple Is Blocking Updates Over Dispute With Russia

Telegram App Says Apple Is Blocking Updates Over Dispute With Russia

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Apple was thrust into the middle of a long-simmering dispute on Thursday between the encrypted messaging app Telegram and the Russian government, which has sought to shut down the service since it declined to help Moscow intercept communications sent through its platform. Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram, accused Apple of refusing to allow the…