Telegram founder Pavel Durov revealed that the massive cyber attack on the encryption-based service was launched by China.
In a tweet response, Durov wrote that the IP addresses originated mostly from China. He further added that all state actor-sized DDoS attack coincided in time with protests in Hong Kong.
The revelation comes a day after Telegram's network experienced outage after it was flooded with overwhelming traffic.
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