Rapper HiiiKey confirms YouTube channel hack, fake crypto giveaway steals $70K

Rapper HiiiKey confirms YouTube channel hack, fake crypto giveaway steals $70K

An American rapper’s YouTube channel has reportedly been hacked to promote a fake ETH and BTC giveaway live stream that seems to have over 56,000 viewers. The young artist, Keyshawn Butler, confirmed on his Instagram page that his YouTube page had been hacked on 7 January, although he seemed unaware what the channel was being used for. HiiiKey’s channel has around 249,000 subscribers on YouTube.American rapper HiiiKey’s YouTube channel has reportedly been hacked and used to promote a fake Bitcoin and Ethereum giveaway that has stolen over $70,000 from unwitting users. The stream has been....


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