Hacker Streaming PewDiePie Videos on Exposed Chromecast Devices



  • A new hacking campaign is underway that is targeting Chromecast adapters, Smart TVs, and Google Home in order to play a YouTube video promoting PewDiePie’s YouTube channel.

    Since the battle to have the most subscribers began between the YouTube channels of PewDiePie and T-Series, a hacker who goes by the name TheHackerGiraffe has been performing creative attacks that promote PewDiePie’s channel. First they sent print jobs promoting PewDiePie to Internet-connected printers. Now they are targeting Internet-connected devices that support Chromecast and forcing them to play a YouTube video.

    Read more about the new hacking campaign on BleepingComputer.

    https://threatbrief.com/hacker-streaming-pewdiepie-videos-on-exposed-chromecast-devices/