On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, YouTube accounts of a number of A-list celebrities together with Ariana Grande, Harry Styles, Justin Bieber and even Michael Jackson fell sufferer to hackers.
Several followers, who’re in shock, took to Twitter to share screenshots of spammed notifications after a video of Paco Sanz was posted on many celebrities’ accounts.
YouTube accounts of Ariana, Harry, and others hacked
Fans realized the YouTube accounts of a number of the greatest celebrities, with thousands and thousands of followers, have been hacked when a video of Paco Sanz enjoying the guitar and singing surfaced on all common channels.
Business Insider described it as “a s***tposting” video posted by an account known as Los Santos Edits in 2017.”
The video was reportedly taken down from YouTube after an hour.
But, the Twitter profile in query shows a number of tweets through which the account proprietor has spoken about happening with this.
Celebrity accounts that fell sufferer to the hacking
Other artists whose YouTube channels have been hacked embody Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Lil Nas X, Michael Jackson, Drake and Eminem.
The caption for Paco Sanz’s video learn: “Free Paco Sanz (ft. Will Smith, Chris Rock, Skinny flex & Los Pelaos)”
Will and Chris’s point out is usually considered as an try and get extra clout after their Oscars fiasco.
Meanwhile, one other video that was shared on Harry’s account was captioned, “Daddy Yankee – SPEED IS THE BEST HACKED BY @LOSPELAOSBRO ON TWITTER”, in response to Daily Mail.
Fans are in disbelief
Twitter is flooded with screenshots of YouTube notifications about Paco’s video being uploaded to a number of superstar accounts. Fans are left in shock.
One tweeted: Tthe large YouTube accounts being hacked has me dying, I can’t consider that was actual.”
“How did all these artists get hacked on YouTube? Are they all under the same label & an old employee with the passwords sold them or something? Makes no sense that all y’all got hacked in one night.,” wrote one other.
Another fan sarcastically mentioned: “Whelp… Mainstream artists’ YouTube accounts are hacked. I guess that’s good advertising for cybersecurity.”