June 15, 2021

Telegram users from Russia and Iran become victims of data leakage

Telegram users from Russia and Iran become victims of data leakage

The messaging app Telegram has been leaked to the Darknet.

Base data containing personal data (mobile phones and unique Telegram ID) of millions of Telegram users was posted on a forum in The Darknet.

Representatives of Telegram confirmed the data leakage.

Employees of the company noted that the information in the database is mostly outdated. It is known that 70% of the affected accounts belonged to residents of Iran and 30% to residents of Russia.

According to the materials cointelegraph.com