High-profile YouTube creators targeted in a series of coordinated cyber attacks

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YouTubers within the automotive and car reviewing community were hardest hit

Cyber criminals have targeted a number of YouTube creators over the past few days in order to take control of popular YouTube channels from their actual owners. According to ZDNet, this new wave...

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