The Telegram app has a global doxing issue

The messaging and social media app Telegram has a major doxing problem. NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with writer Peter Guest, who reported on the global issue in Wired.

AILSA CHANG, HOST:

The messaging and social media app Telegram was designed to give its users a level of security above regular texting. It’s globally accessible, offers end-to-end encryption for chats and video calls, and it now claims over 700 million users. But an article in Wired says that the app has now become a breeding ground for major doxxing attacks all around the world. Peter Guest wrote that story and joins us now

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