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Encrypted Chat App Telegram Says Attacked by China During Hong Kong Protest

The youthful protestors who took to the streets of Hong Kong this week to demonstrate against a proposed extradition law took measures to hide their identity, covering their faces with masks and turning to the app Telegram to encrypt their messages. That may have drawn somebody’s attention in China. A massive cyber attack against the app coinciding with the protests appears to have originated in...

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