Anyone searching for Justin Bieber on YouTube recently might have found themselves the victim of a hacker attack. For two hours, Bieber-related content was affected before being fixed.
Hackers hit a flaw in the site, surprising YouTube users with adult sites and fake pop-up messages. Bieber’s music videos also began to appear full of abusive comments and banner messages claiming the singer was dead.
It's the latest in a series of internet pranks against the young singer, whose My World Tour page on his website has become the target of an international joke, after the public was asked where Bieber should tour next. North Korea, followed by Israel, topped the list, with just over half a million votes cast.
It turned out to be a pranks played by website 4Chan - the second joke in two months that 4Chan has played on Bieber, after getting its readers to search for the phrase 'Justin Bieber Syphilis' last month – making it number one in Google Trend’s ‘Hot Searches’ list.
Now we know the whole reason Justin Bieber recently Tweeted to confirm he was alive.