Justin Bieber Youtube searches get redirected to porn

If you were one of the many on Sunday seeking out video footage of Justin Bieber, either for his NBC Fireworks Spectacular or because you can’t enough of his song, Baby, then you probably saw something out of the ordinary.

Apparently, Youtube, Wikipedia and iTunes were all hacked over the fourth of July weekend, so that their tech departments would have issues, considering that they might’ve been understaffed.

Youtube searchers for Justin Bieber were redirected to either porn sites or websites with fake messages stating that Justin had died earlier that day in a car accident.

Geek.com reports:

The incident almost snowballed into a privacy scandal as angry teenagers and their parents turned to YouTube’s support forum, demanding that the search giant explain what was going on. The company fixed the problem after a few hours and said the vulnerability was related to a flaw in YouTube’s scripting. Turns out that YouTube joined the iTunes Store and Wikipedia on the list of the premium web properties that reported hiccups over the weekend. Wikipedia was undergoing a scheduled maintenance, but Apple’s store and Google’s video sharing sites were the victims of the hackers who reckoned they should time their attacks during the Independence Day weekend, when most IT departments were understaffed.

Incidentally, North Korea has won the popular vote with fans as to where Justin should take his My World tour. Who knew??? Lulz.

Justin Bieber Youtube searches get redirected to porn was last modified: July 1st, 2015 by Jed Eckert
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