DidYouKnowGaming YouTube channel recovered following a hacking incident: Crypto scam

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Recently the DidYouKnowGaming YouTube channel was hacked by a hacker and that hacker tried to catch innocent people through a ponzi crypto investment scheme.

DidYouKnowGaming is a popular US-based gaming YouTube channel with over 2.39 million subscribers. On 28 April 2023, the channel host reported on Twitter that his YouTube channel was hacked and the hacker changed the logo with the XRP coin logo & also ran a video to promote the XRP crypto investment high return scam. 

The YouTube team showed a sudden response and helped to recover the hacked account as soon as possible but still, the logo of XRP coin can be seen on the channel.

DidYouKnowGaming YouTube channel recovered following a hacking incident: Crypto scam 1

So far it is unconfirmed how the hacker easily hacked the victim’s YouTube channel and it was not the first time in the history of the YouTube world. 

Hackers use influential names & AI tech 

Between 2021 to 2022, we saw that hackers tried to target innocent people in their crypto investment ponzi schemes with the help of influential names like Tesla CEO Elon Musk & Dogecoin investment scam. 

In Q2 2022, a Crypto Twitter user reported that a bad actor was using Elon Musk’s clip to promote his ponzi crypto investment scheme. That Ponzi crypto investment platform creator uses an AI tool to create that video clip to show that his platform was supported by the world’s richest person. Also the video was looking 100% real but Tesla CEO officially talked about this & confirmed that the video was fake. 

A report found that Chinese tech giant Tencent launched a new deepfakes creation tool. This tool allows people to create any video clip by using the face of any person, only for a $145 cost. These things are showing that AI tech can be misused at a very high level.

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