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The basic security measures work: Lesson learned from Linus Tech Tips YouTube Channel Hack

by FeHa International Consulting
March 25, 2023

As someone interested in staying abreast of cybersecurity incidents, I was intrigued by a video featuring a YouTuber who fell victim to session hijacking. Despite the unfortunate situation, the video offered transparency and a touch of humor while educating viewers on the tactics used by the cybercriminals.

While session hijacking may be unfamiliar to many people, the video underscores the importance of basic cybersecurity measures that still work effectively:

  1. Using strong and unique passwords
  2. Enabling two or multi-factor authentication
  3. Being cautious about clicking or downloading suspicious links and email attachments

Regardless of whether you're a popular YouTuber or not, the tips shared in the video can help you safeguard your digital assets and protect yourself from cyber threats.

As we learn from others' experiences and share knowledge, we can collectively strengthen our digital services and protect ourselves from cybercrime.

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