Despacito YouTube song video hacked and other Vevo clips

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YouTube’s strain video for a strike strain Despacito, that has had over 5 billion views, has been hacked.

More than a dozen other artists, including Shakira, Selena Gomez, Drake and Taylor Swift are also affected. The strange clips had been posted by Vevo.

The Despacito video has been removed, though a cover picture had shown a organisation wearing masks and indicating guns.

The hackers, job themselves Prosox and Kuroi’sh, had created “Free Palestine” underneath a videos.

Several of a clips sojourn live during time of writing.

Of those, a tangible video calm itself appears to be unaltered. Many titles have been altered to embody a names of a hackers, though usually some underline a transposed cover image.

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Vevo’s YouTube page facilities one of a influenced videos during a top

Both YouTube and a strain video hosting use Vevo have been contacted for comment.

A Twitter comment that apparently belongs to one of a hackers posted: “It’s only for fun, we only use [the] book ‘youtube-change-title-video’ and we write ‘hacked’.”

“Don’t decider me we adore YouTube,” it added.