Somoy TV hacked by Ethereum 2.0 in 2022…
On October 16 (Sunday) at 12:30 pm, the country’s top news television channel suddenly reported that the official YouTube channel of the news has been hacked. In this condition, many people have expressed concern about the safety of social platforms including YouTube channels in the country and outdoors. Who hacked the YouTube channel of Somoy TV? Why this effort? How has it been restored in such a short time? Let’s find out…
Who hacked Somoy TV’s YouTube channel?
Since 12:30 PM, the viewers of the Somoy TV YouTube channel have noticed several changes, including the name change of Somoy TV and Somoy TV Bulletin, the official YouTube channel of Somoy TV. Hackers initially changed the name of Somoy TV to ‘Ethereum 2.0′ after taking control of Somoy News’ official YouTube channel. It also clears all the content of the home page. Gradually the number of contents also decreases. Hackers removed the TV channel’s logo with Ethereum’s logo on video content pages. Severally from the YouTube channel, the hackers also tried to hack the original website of somoynews.tv.
The hackers hacked three more channels of the company, apart from the main channel. Hackers changed the name of Somoy TV’s YouTube channel to “Ethereum 2.0” after stopping the mining of the cryptocurrency of the same name a few days ago, causing financial loss to many people. Trolls then gave the cryptocurrency this name. In addition, by posting a video on the original channel, the hacker demanded money from Somoy TV authorities in cryptocurrency. Moreover, the hacker demanded 3 thousand 350 USD for each cryptocurrency. Salahuddin Salim, Head of Broadcast Operations, Engineering and IT Department of Somoy TV, said that four of Somoy TV’s five channels have been hacked. However, he said that they are working on the rescue.
Who are these hackers?
Somoy TV hacked by Ethereum 2.0. Ethereum is believed to be involved in the hack of Somoy TV’s YouTube channel. Vitalik Buterin is the founder of Ethereum. After hacking, Buterin picture is used in the thumbnail. Ethereum is 2nd only to Bitcoin in the crypto world. Bitcoin was first created in 2008 by a man named Satoshi Nakamoto. Since its release in 2009, Virtual A has generated a lot of discussions. In this discussion, There are several topics like security in banking sector transactions and random demands of hackers. Currently, Ethereum has a market cap of over $15.7 billion. Currently, 1 unit of Ethereum is equal to Tk 1,37,092.77 according to Google. Its founder Buterin is known to all as the crypto godfather.
Who is this “Vitalic Buterin?”
Vitalik Buterin is a programmer and founder of Ethereum Crypto. Buterin co-founded Bitcoin Magazine in 2011. He got involved with cryptocurrency early in its inception. In 2014, Buterin launched Ethereum with 4 of his colleagues. Buterin is described as a “decentralized mining network and software development platform rolled into one” that facilitates the creation of new cryptocurrencies and programs that share a single blockchain.
Buterin first described Ethereum in a white paper in November 2014. He argued that Bitcoin required a scripting language for application development. But when he failed to gain agreement, he proposed developing a new platform with a more common scripting language.
Regarding the Ethereum project, Buterin said in 2020: “I am truly grateful for the opportunity to work in such an interesting and interdisciplinary area of industry, where I have the chance to interact with cryptographers, mathematicians and economists who are remarkable in their fields. Help build software and tools that already impact thousands of people around the world, and work on cutting-edge problems in computer science, economics, and philosophy every week.”
Somoy TV channel hacking conspiracy?
An update to the cryptocurrency ‘Ethereum 2.0’ is expected to arrive soon. According to investing.com’s latest crypto statistics, Ethereum rose 0.59 percent after the hacking of the Somoy News YouTube channel, while Bitcoin rose 0.02 percent in the same period. Many people know that Ethereum has chosen to hack a channel with 1.72 million subscribers in the crypto world.
How the channel became hacker-free in just ten minutes
Somoy’s IT department takes control of the Somoy YouTube channel with its own expertise. When the YouTube channel was touched, The YouTube authority said to inquire. YouTube authorities returned the channel but gave different instructions not to change the name for verification in the interest of investigation. But, will return early to its old form.
All the evils of Ethereum
Recently, hackers stole $20 million worth of Ethereum coins using an error called Geth on the Ethereum platform. Thehackernews.com has released a report about an error in a service called Android Debug Bridge (ADB) running on Android devices. Hackers can use this error to install malware on Android devices without any verification. Moreover, a suspicious extension of the popular browser Chrome called Desbloquear Conteúdo (‘Unblock Content’ in Portuguese) was detected. With this extension using a man-in-the-middle attack, hackers collect users’ login IDs and passwords and extort money from customers.
Who are the victims of hackers?
Somoy TV hacked by Ethereum 2.0. Earlier, the YouTube channel of another top television channel in the country was hacked. Their channel was then under the put down of hackers for more than 48 hours. However, the Somoy Authority took control of the hackers in just 10 minutes. In this modern era, cyber security should be given importance not only for organizations but also at a personal level, IT experts think.
Md. A viewer named Sabuj said in response, “A high-level mass media of the country, the official YouTube channel of Somoy TV has been hacked. If this is the state of cyber security in the country, what will happen to the common man??”
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