Published on June 12th, 2019 📆 | 8212 Views ⚑0
Messaging service Telegram hit by DDoS cyber attack
June 12 (Reuters) - Messaging service provider Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues, the company said in a tweet here on Wednesday.
Telegram did not immediately respond to a request for more details on the attack.
In DDoS attacks, hijacked or virus-infected computers are used to target websites. (Reporting by Vibhuti Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)