Somoy TV regains control of YouTube channel after it got hacked

Private channel Somoy TV regained control of its YouTube channel soon after it was hacked on Sunday afternoon.


The YouTube channel was hacked at 12:30pm on Sunday, Salauddin Salim, Head of Broadcast and IT of Somoy TV, told UNB.


He said Somoy TV regained control of the YouTube channel within 10 minutes of the incident.


“Somoy TV’s YouTube channel is now secure but the name given by the hackers, Ethereum 2.0, remains in place because there has been a directive from the YouTube support team not to make any change to facilitate investigation,” Salim said.


At the same time, he said the news portal of the Somoy TV,, was also attacked by the hackers but it was immediately secured.


Source: United News of Bangladesh