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Last Updated : Jul 25, 2020 01:32 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

YouTuber Carry Minati's channel hacked, Bitcoin-related content appears on CarryisLive

Bitcoin-related content appeared on Minati's second channel, called CarryisLive.

Popular YouTuber Carry Minati's channel appears to have been hacked, News18 has reported.

Content related to Bitcoin donations appeared on Minati's second channel, called CarryisLive, the report said.

The channel, where Minati holds livestreams while gaming, has over 6 million subscribers. Minati's main channel(CarryMinati) has more than 24 million subscribers.

Minati, whose real name is Ajey Nagar, tweeted to YouTube India seeking help after the channel was hacked. YouTube responded, asking Nagar to connect over direct message.

The incident comes shortly after Twitter accounts of several politicians and business leaders, including Elon Muck, Jeff Bezos and Barack Obama, were hacked and appeared to promote a Bitcoin scam.

Several Twitter users and fans of the YouTuber reacted to the hacking of the channel. Some said they had clicked on the link that led to the scam, and others criticised YouTube's security measures.

First Published on Jul 25, 2020 08:58 am