PewDiePie Earns Favor From Hackers to Promote His Agenda Via Chromecast
The ongoing saga in the Youtube universe between Pewdiepie and
This drama has unsurprisingly spilled to our rather tiny radar and we are but conditioned to make a story out of it. As it happens, over the course of the day, there has been a rampant spread of news involving two inglorious hackers pulling a nifty trick on vulnerable Chromecast devices wherein they were made to broadcast a message on an already tethered TV. This message read of the vulnerability of the network their devices
These hackers HackerGiraffe and j3ws3r took advantage of the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature preloaded on the WiFi hotspots the Chromecasts were hooked to and subsequently broadcasted the said message. Thankfully, though, it’s no cause for alarm and the functionality can simply be turned off.
Additionally, HackerGiraffe remarked that their stunt was more about bringing the said vulnerabilities to the limelight than the promotion of PewDiePie, “We want to help you, and also our favorite YouTubers (mostly PewDiePie),” as indicated on their website.
We very-well expect this drama to be ongoing for the