Vevo’s YouTube Account Hacked Hitting Multiple High-Count Videos

Early this morning, Vevo’s YouTube account became the victim of a hack that saw many of the top-viewed videos on the platform defaced. The most-viewed video of all time, “Despacito,” had its thumbnail replaced with a masked gang holding guns (from Netflix show Casa de Papel) and title changed.

The videos of other artists including Taylor Swift and Shakira (shown below) also fell victim to the intrusion.

One of the hackers claimed on Twitter that it was just a simple script that...


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