Selena Gomez, 18, has been the victim of a computer crime, and Justin Bieber, 16, is bearing the brunt of it.

Around 10:30 Wednesday morning, an anonymous hacker decided to break into Gomez's Twitter account and rile things up among her fans, who are waiting with breath baited to hear any peep about the budding romance between the Disney actress and her pop star boyfriend. The hacker, who only had control of Gomez's account for a about half hour, wasted no time bashing Bieber. "Oh yeh, JUSTIN BIEBER SUCKS!!!!!!!!!" the hacker expressed, before taking credit for the job by posting, "This account has been hacked by, PkinJ0r – Aka – Prokill".

Gomez, who was receiving death threats via Twitter after pictures surfaced of the couple kissing over New Year's, seemed unfazed by the ordeal. "Obviously, my Facebook has been hacked," she tweeted around 11:00 a.m. once she was back at the helm. "My twitter has been fixed and everyone is working on Facbook [sic]. Love you guys!!!!!"

The hacker revealed that his/her motivation, rather than to sabotage the Gomez/Bieber relationship, was actually to demonstrate how ineffectual the security measures set up around Twitter and Facebook accounts are. —KIMBERLY STEELE

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