Kenyan rapper King Kaka’s YouTube account has on Wednesday morning being hacked by a bitcoin company whose identity is still unknown.
The bitcoin company has used the rapper’s account to broadcast SpaceX and NASA’s launch of the Falcon 9 rocket.
“Crazy morning. My YouTube channel has just been hacked by some Bitcoin Crazies and Spacex. Noma,” King Kaka posted on his Twitter page on Wednesday.On the thumbnail of the live feed, the hackers have promised the viewers a 5000 bitcoin giveaway from SpaceX’s founder Elon Musk.
But to get into the draw, participants either have to scan or use a link to join. The next step is to send 0.1 – 20 bitcoins after which one gets double the amount.
King Kaka has 236,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. 32,000 viewers were watching the SpaceX live broadcast before it was stopped.