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That Telegram feature that let you delete your private messages on recipients' phones? It didn't work properly

By Shaun Nichols 10 Sep 2019 at 00:09

VIdeo Telegram has fixed a bug that broke one of its chat app's key privacy features: the ability to fully delete your sensitive messages on recipients' phones. The software claimed it could effectively recall messages you sent to your friends: recalled chats were said to be deleted from their devices. However, bug-bounty hunter Dhiraj Mishra told The Register today that while the text content of messages...

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