This case study details the hijacking of a CEO’s Telegram account causing significant reputational damage to the world’s largest Airline.
Social media messaging services, and chat Apps such as Whatsapp and Telegram, are increasingly used by Executives for business communication which poses a significant risk.
Whilst providing an unparalleled method of instant and global communication, and individuals. Platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, WhatsApp and Telegram, are widely manipulated for fraudulent activities that involve scam through profile impersonation. In this scenario, the chat application Telegram was utilized for account takeover that involved the CEO of the world’s largest airline.