Here is how the entire #pewdiepie printer hack went down:
1. I was bored after playing Destiny 2 for a continous 4 hours, and decided I wanted to hack something. So I thought of any vulnerable protocols I could find on shodan
— TheHackerGiraffe (@HackerGiraffe) December 1, 2018
The hacker reveals that he used Shodan, a repository for internet-connected devices where he found 80,000 connected printers and decided to attack 50,000 of them to raise awareness about printer security, The Verge reported. Of the attacked printers, about 15000 printers were in Bharat.
@pewdiepie I work in IT around Brighton and our Printers are being hacked….is this your propaganda? pic.twitter.com/xIRCGEQoNB
— Georgia Barton (@georgia_bizzle) November 29, 2018
PewDiePie has been posting videos with diss tracks and challenges against T-Series stating that his reign on YouTube will continue. The fight which is still ongoing saw crazy campaigns from Pewdiepie’s fan base on posters, billboards, and even the radio.