A most secure messaging app Telegram has been hit by a “powerful” distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday morning.
The company said in a tweet, ‘We’re currently experiencing a powerful DDoS attack, Telegram users in the Americas and some users from other countries may experience connection issues.’
The app was down for just a little over an hour, and in the meantime, the company tweeted an explanation of how a DDoS attack works.
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The firm described the whole mechanism of how hackers accomplish a DDoS attack.
However, Telegram said that every users’ data was safe, there was no kind of data hack through the whole attack.
Telegram refused to respond to a request for comment.
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