Comment: Account Hijacking Campaign Hits YouTube Influencers

It has been reported that a coordinated phishing campaign hit a yet unknown number of prominent YouTube influencers specialising in gaming, car industry, tech, and other topics. YouTube account hacks were possible due to phishing campaigns – the attackers sent out phishing emails to the influencers’ accounts which led them to spoofed sites, asking for their Google login credentials, which were then used to hijack YouTube accounts.