Satoshi Nakamoto Blog
Image default
Uncategorized

Telegram blames China for DDoS attack coinciding with Hong Kong protests


China may have set out to disrupt Telegram.


Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

The distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) that hit Telegram Wednesday came from China, the secure messaging app’s founder said. Pavel Durov’s tweet even suggested that the country’s government may have done it to disrupt the Hong Kong protests.

“IP addresses coming mostly from China. Historically, all state actor-sized DDoS (200-400 Gb/s of junk) we experienced coincided in time with protests in Hong Kong (coordinated on @telegram). This case was not an exception,” he wrote.

Telegram didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.





Source link

Related posts

8 Ways to Authenticate Without Passwords

satoshi

City halls, schools, zoos close as vortex looms

satoshi

Relief efforts have exploded since Hurricane Dorian decimated the Bahamas Labor Day weekend

satoshi

Bolsonaro says Brazil & US focus on creating ‘rift’ within Venezuelan army to oust Maduro — RT World News

satoshi

Trump Attacks Comey Testimony as ‘All Lies,’ Fumes ‘Whole Deal a Rigged Fraud’

satoshi

Best Budgeting Software for 2018

satoshi