Hackers add porn to Sesame Street YouTube channel

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Sesame Street’s YouTube channel was hacked today, leaving its normally family-friendly content replaced with pornographic content, according to a report on the tech blog The Next Web.

YouTube had the content removed in 22 minutes, according to the report, and as of this writing, the show’s channel has been replaced by a message saying it is unavailable.

YouTube representatives declined to comment on Sesame Street’s incident but said the removal of the content was in keeping with user guidelines.

“YouTube’s Community Guidelines prohibit graphic content,” a YouTube spokesperson said. “As always, we remove inappropriate material as soon as we are made aware of it.”

Hackers also altered the Sesame Street YouTube channel’s profile page to add the name MrEdxwx as the user, according to a screenshot posted by Naked Security. The profile also included the following message:MORE

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