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.
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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.
There was a number on his screen while he was live and I donated through Gpay !! I don't know what's gonna happen !!
— Piyush Patel (@Piyush_0_0_) July 24, 2020
Such a shame for the YouTube community. @YouTubeIndia How can any creater feel safe on this platform, posting and doing hard work even through tough times. This must be resolved for sake of the whole youtube community.— Manish Bajpai (@Swamimanishbaj) July 24, 2020