Sesame Street YouTube channel hacked

The official YouTube channel for one of the most popular children's educational TV shows of all time was reportedly hacked on Sunday. The Next Web reports that the person responsible for the attack deleted all of the videos from the YouTube account of Sesame Street, the long running PBS kids show. The hacker or hackers then altered the graphics on the YouTube page and uploaded pornographic content in place of the deleted videos.

YouTube's owners Google shut down the Sesame Street channel just over 20 minutes after the hack was discovered. At the time of writing the channel is still down for the public. Some reports have said that a user known only as "MrEdxwx" is responsible for the attack. However, he has since posted up a video that denies he was responsible for this action. There's no word as to how the channel got hacked into although the obvious way is via a poorly created password. The hacker, whoever he or she is, he did post up a rather odd message on the Sesame Street YouTube page before the channel was closed:

WHO DOESN'T LOVE PORN KIDS? RIGHT! EVERYONE LOVES IT! IM MREDXWX AND MY PARTNER MRSUICIDER91 ARE HERE TO BRING YOU MANY NICE CONTENT! PLEASE DON'T LET SESAME STREET TO GET THIS ACCOUNT BACK KIDS :( PLEASE...LET ME AND MRSUICIDER91 HAVE IT AND WE GONNA MAKE ALL THE AMERICA HAPPY!

 

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Oh this poor script kiddies fappin in there parents basement still. Today on Sesame Street we are going to learn the word FAP, yes kids here is a vid of a guy making music by FAPPIN. FAP FAP FAP SPL00000000GE!

Today's Sesame Street letters are P & S, can you think of 2 words with those letter kids ?

How about SECURE and PASSWORD.

It appears that hackers are willing to dip to an all time low, hence they have too much time on their hands. btw, the English used is terrible and thus they have no life.

they should have left sesame street alone and gone into FOX or CNN and posted truth news instead... such opportunities wasted on nonsense...

Izlude said,
they should have left sesame street alone and gone into FOX or CNN and posted truth news instead... such opportunities wasted on nonsense...

no they can't do that, Sesame Street is a show with a vast left wing liberal agenda to educate all children! we must take them down!

Todays show is brought to you by the letter P.... P is for Porn, Elmo do you know what porn is? OH YEAH!!!!! HA HA HA HA

As everyone else has said, this is disgusting.

Also, for the millionth time... guessing a password IS NOT HACKING!.

ffMathy said,

The definition of "hacking" according to Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_(computer_security) ):

In computer security and everyday language, a hacker is someone who breaks into computers and computer networks.


That's my point though, they didn't "break" into anything. Having a weak password is like leaving your house key under a rock near the front door. Sure it's unlawful entry and trespassing, but it's not breaking and entering, therefore not hacking.

A good hacker would slightly edit the channel by posting a non-graphicy or violent video then informing youtube the channel is breech-able

What i would love to see is a clip on you tube of all the characters from sesame street kicking the F*** out of these wanna be's..

The scariest part of this news story is that it hasn't received even one grammatically correct reply so far. This is despite the fact that most have claimed within their response to have a strong affinity for a television show which espouses the values of reading and writing.

tbcarey said,
The scariest part of this news story is that it hasn't received even one grammatically correct reply so far. This is despite the fact that most have claimed within their response to have a strong affinity for a television show which espouses the values of reading and writing.

Not so much. Sesame Street is more about the alphabet, counting, and sounding out simple words. Sentence structure and reading comprehension are more advanced topics.

Kinda funny. Kids see their parents naked a lot anyway. So what if their parents have to explain some stuff. Only damage here is trust.

Come on you *******s, it's Sesame Street! Give them a damn break, they're trying to entertain children, ****ing basement dwelling neck beards.

Well, im guessing that next on the list for the FBI would be this hacker (hopefully even above the lulz and anon crews). With a bit of luck he/she would be caught and very publicly exec...errr prosecuted and convicted.

laughingbubba said,
Well, im guessing that next on the list for the FBI would be this hacker (hopefully even above the lulz and anon crews). With a bit of luck he/she would be caught and very publicly exec...errr prosecuted and convicted.

I kind of liked where you were going with that...

laughingbubba said,
Well, im guessing that next on the list for the FBI would be this hacker (hopefully even above the lulz and anon crews). With a bit of luck he/she would be caught and very publicly exec...errr prosecuted and convicted.

Yeah killing hackers is such an adult thing to do isn't it ? What;s next on your list Adolf ?

Really the Sesame Street YouTube? Silly silly script kitties. Your upper head is supposed to be bigger than your lower head. Unless your 12, not cool bro.

MrPink said,
The hacker gained 9000 respect points from me

I can't say that I agree since as far as I know, I've never respected people who tend to do retarded stuff.