France’s ‘Secure’ Telegram Replacement Hacked in an Hour

The messaging app that will replace the government’s use of WhatsApp and Telegram was released last week, with security vulnerability included.

The French Government last week launched a custom messaging application called Tchap, touting it as being “more secure than Telegram.” One small snag however: The platform has already – quelle dommage! – been hacked.

French security researcher Robert Baptiste, a.k.a. Elliot Alderson, downloaded the app from Google Play, and quickly discovered there to be an email validation error when it comes to creating accounts.

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Source: ThreatPost