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Questions tagged [telegram]

Use for questions about telegram, the messaging app, and it's bot API.

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Is telegram SMS login secure?

TL;DR: Can 1) A random hacker access my telegram account by entering my phone number on the official web.telegram.org authentication portal and hijhacking the SMS code they send? or 2) A "telegram ...
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How can i sniff Telegram packets before they get encrypted?

So how can I sniff packets that are being sent from my computer to their server and from their servers to me using a sniffing app like Wireshark? right now when i use Wireshark, they are all ...
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Phone Number Appears to Have Been Temporarily Hijacked

What Happened: At 8:40am Telegram sends me a login code via the Telegram desktop app. At 8:44am Telegram informs me that someone has logged into my account via ip address #1 (appears to be PIA vpn) I ...
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MTproto Proxy Security in Telegram App

In Telegram messenger, latest update, there is an option to set connection type to MTProto Proxy. Note: There is a detailed description by Telegram team on MTProto. Now telegram officially ...
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Best way to secure Telegram Token in program?

My program (written in C++) utilizes a telegram bot for sending me status messages. For being able to do that it needs the bot token (a simple string), something which I prefer to keep private. This ...
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Security and privacy issues with Telegram

Recently I signed on Telegram using my TextNow number. When I signed in, I was assigned the profile of an existing user! I have access to the profile of this user, including the contact list of the ...
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Security in unofficial telegram apps(that use Telegram API)

I was wondering that can developers of an unofficial Telegram apps gain access to media and files that users send over the app? (Unofficial Telegrams use the Telegram API and connect to Telegram ...
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Is Telegram E2E Still Insecure?

This was already asked here, but I have questions about the answer. https://security.stackexchange.com/a/49802/118071 I'm not sure if that answer applies to the full E2E mode. Another answer states: ...
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Is Telegram secure?

There is a new WhatsApp-killer application called Telegram. They said that it's open source and that it has a more secure encryption. But they store all the messages in their servers and WhatsApp ...