Yes you heard it right. The official YouTube channel of South Korea Government has been hacked by some hacker/s on Saturday. Hacker played Crypto Related video to Scam People, Videos also featured World’s Richest Man Elon Musk in video.
Hacker Played Elon Musk Crypto Interview on South Korean Government YouTube Channel
Hacker Targeted the South Korean Government Youtube channel on Saturday 3rd September. Hackers played a crypto related video with World Billionaire Elon Musk to Scam People. This news is reported by Korean Yonhap news agency.
On Saturday Morning, hackers hacked the youtube channel and changed the channel name to “SpaceX Invest”. Then, Hackers broadcasted a video featuring SpaceX Owner Elon Musk.
A Representative of South Korea Ministry of Culture and Sports and Tourism which was responsible for managing the YouTube account said that department’s employees became aware of this situation around 6 AM. They immediately took action and were able to restore channel at 7:20 AM.
Beside this hack, another youtube channel of Korea Tourism Organization was also hacked on Thursday with over 500K subscribers. This channel is still unavailable.