Archives for August 17, 2013

Egg on My Face

Fried_eggsI’m ridiculously embarrassed. Why? Simply put, my blog was hacked and I didn’t have a backup of my content.

I thought I might be able to work around it in the beginning. The first call I made to my hosting provider proved fruitless. I was told that it was a good thing I was on Linux because I could check my history to see what files had been altered. I was left to my own devices, but that didn’t work.

I had a lot to do that week (and it was a bad week in general), so I waited until the weekend to try again. During the second call, the representative from my hosting provider told me that he would put in a security ticket. The security team would then look at my hosting account to see what happened.  [Read more…]