Talagram access to application and disclosure of 15 million mobile user numbers




Specialists, researchers pointed cyber-security to enable Aqrash Iranians have access to dozens of accounts on the instant messaging service Talagram, which constitutes a breach of the largest known so far affects the application of the encrypted communication.

And enables the pirates, according to the report, access and identification of more than 15 million Iranians are using the service user numbers, according to a new report published by the Reuters news agency.

He noted independent security researcher Collin Anderson and Claudio Guarnieri technical expert at Amnesty International that such attacks this year have not been mentioned previously represent a danger to the contacts of activists, journalists and other persons who may be targeted by the Iranian government.

According Talagram platform to the same system as Instant Messaging high security, and that because it encrypts all data from beginning to end, and you know this method in security circles as the encryption end to end of the end-to-end.

It owns Talagram company, which is based in the German city of Berlin, up to 100 million active users, and the application is being used on a large scale in the Middle East, as well as in Latin America and Central and Southeast Asia.

And it can be doubled in the application Talagram according to the researchers to use SMS text messages to activate new devices, where the company when the user wants to log on to the application of the new phone to send activation by SMS code, which can be intercepted telephone company and share them with intruders.

The hackers can when possessing the activation codes for adding new devices to calculate Talagram users, allowing them to read Mahdathat saved in addition to the new messages.

The researcher pointed to the presence of more than a dozen case where Access to Talagram accounts and displays the account compromised, has been through what appears to be a coordinated operation mainly between hackers and company cell phone.

A spokesman Talagram said that customers can defend themselves against such attacks by not relying solely on a way to verify via SMS, where the service allows users to create passwords, which can be reset by e-mail messages.

The spokesman added that if the user has a strong password and Diaper on your e-mail account to re-activation securely it attacker can not do anything.


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