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Protect your Telegram account from being hacked

Posted on Posted in Technology

Using Telegram for instant messaging? Good. You are already more secure than most users out there.

Perhaps you should know this: “Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service and identified the phone numbers of 15 million Iranian users, the largest known breach of the encrypted communications system, cyber researchers told Reuters.” [read more here]

Secure your Telegram from this flaw today! It’s easy. Most people just didn’t do it.

Go to Settings inside your Telegram App now and

  • Open Privacy and Security
  • Activate Two-Step-Verification by setting a secure password *
  • Use “Passcode Lock” to further secure the App installation itself

*) you will need to enter this password every time you link a new device to your account

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