IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy Distinguished Paper Award

The paper “Four Attacks and a Proof for Telegram” by Kenny Paterson, former Applied Crypto group member Igors Stepanovs and collaborators Martin Albrecht and Lenka Mareková from Royal Holloway, University of London was awarded with a distinguished paper award at the prestigious IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy 2022.

The paper, about which we had talked in a previous post, takes a “deep dive” on the Telegram secure messaging protocol, describing a number of practical and theoretical attacks on Telegram’s MT Proto protocol, as well as providing a security proof for a repaired version of Telegram. Read more at