Pavel Durov pay $ 300,000 for breaking messenger Telegram




Messenger Telegram , created by the founder of “VKontakte” Pavel Durov, announced a contest in which you want to hack the correspondence of the two bots. One who will be able to do this, the company promised $ 300 000. This was reported on the official site Telegram.


The aim of attackers is hidden email address and password specified in the secret chat bots between Paul and Nick. To take part in the competition, you need to send the message «START» user with the nicknameCryptoContest. Can do it, only those who have already gained control of the servers Telegram.

Also, the company will give a separate prize of $ 100,000 to the hacker who can get one of the bots to accept incoming encrypted message.

The competition will last until February 4. Hackers who manage to get the required mail will have to provide the logs to confirm the authenticity of the attack.


Telegram previously attracted hackers to work on the security of the messenger. Pavel Durov promised $ 200,000 to anyone who can decipher his correspondence, the traffic which was laid out in the open access. In the end, it was not possible to make any attacker.

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