Security Group Hacks into YouTube Star Accounts
OurMine a security group has hacked numerous YouTube channels even as it asserts that the breach is the most massive within YouTube history.
The hacked accounts are captured in videos which show posts having titles starting with "#OurMine" as well as describe that OurMine was active and simply checking the security of the account owners who shouldn't worry but get in touch with the security group to get extra information.
Reportedly, one massive security breach has led to the compromise of prominent YouTube stars' A/Cs by OurMine. The group had hacked accounts of some most famous names globally such as Ashley Hardell, Roman Atwood and Lilly Singh, all stars who've observed their bios, descriptions along with video titles altered during the security hack. Wetheunicorns.com posted this online April 14, 2017.
Security breach of the above came nearly after MO of the group wherein video titles got rewritten as "#OurMine" and narrations inside the video clips were changed towards informing subscribers and YouTube users about what good intention the group had.
OurMine had victory in somewhat certain Pyrrhic style as it strived hard for having a large number of visitors make access of the OurMine website after the breach.
Apparently, the attack has been solely against creators of one particular network; although that won't be of any significance to YouTube because like described, the event is a never like before massive breach within YouTube history. Those that have been targeted in the most recent assault include Studio 71 a Multi-Channel Network that proudly declares profiles like Wranglerstar with 562,000 subscribers, JustKiddingNews with 1.6m subscribers and RomanAtwoodVlogs with 12m subscribers.
According to Wired.com report, OurMine as well effectively hacked into high-profile members' accounts belonging to elite section of the technology sector, like Sundar Pichai CEO of Google along with Randi and Mark Zuckerberg of the Internet giant, Daniel Ek founder of Spotify, and Werner Vogels CTO of Amazon.
In the technical industry, people categorically place OurMine in the 'White Hat' grouping i.e. in the group of ethical hackers who keenly conduct penetration testing for putting cyber defenses of the targets at bay.
» SPAMfighter News - 19-04-2017