Vevo’s channel was hacked, not YouTube: causes biggest video ever to disappear: Well, online security is being myth nowadays because every single thing is getting hacked and people are feeling insecure about these all things. Now, you all should know that Facebook Data Leak is whole another controversy going on but this time there is Hacking news coming out straight from the YouTube. Yes! One of the most used Video streaming network Youtube is disturbed by hacking. Here, we would like to add that the YouTube didn’t get hacked but one of the biggest YouTube account or channel Vevo, which is a Sony Music Company video uploading channel, got hacked.
Also, the reports are coming that some of the most popular music videos on YouTube including mega-hit Despacito momentarily disappeared Tuesday in an apparent hacking. Fans looking for videos by top artists including Drake, Katy Perry, and Taylor Swift found the footage removed and replaced by messages that included “Free Palestine.” Yes! In some videos, they were exactly their but the hacker changed the name, and other things on the video.
You all should know that Luis Fonsi’s Despacito is the most-watched video of all time at five billion views was briefly replaced by an image of a gun-toting gang in red hoods that appeared to come from the Spanish series Money Heist. Overall, the problem was solved by the company and Youtube just after they recognized it but till then hackers were already one step ahead of it. Now, reports are coming that all of the videos are back again but the impact is on news now.
Some reports are coming that the hack was done by a duo who are calling themselves Prosox and Kuroi’SH. In the whole controversy YouTube, which is owned by search engine giant Google already cleared the air and confirmed that the problem centered on Vevo, not by Youtube itself. Overall, the hacker did it and they were out without leaving any trace so far.
Even, in a media release, the Youtube Spokesperson confirmed and said that “After seeing unusual upload activity on a handful of Vevo channels, we worked quickly with our partner to disable access while they investigate the issue.” Also, he added that “We are working to reinstate all videos affected and our catalog to be restored to full working order. We are continuing to investigate the source of the breach.”