Prominent Indian Youtube channel hacked to promote Bitcoin giveaway scam. Ajey Nagar, more popularly known as Carry Minati on this channel, announced on social media Friday that his Youtube channel with 6.7 million subscribers was hacked. “My channel Carryislive has been hacked, need immediate assistance,” Minati tweeted to Youtube India.
In addition to the Carryislive gaming site, Nagar also runs an additional Youtube channel called “Carryminati,” which has 24.1 million subscribers. Only the Carryislive channel appeared hacked.
Two videos were allegedly posted on the channel advertising a bitcoin givingaway scam, one of which was called “Charity Stream: Bitcoin, BTC, Ethereum, ETH.”
At least two BTC addresses were posted on the Carryislive channel: one displayed on the video and another in the video description. According to the Bitcoin Abuse database, the first address was reported as a scam address twice and received 0.0273132 BTC at press time.
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