I've Twittered and blogged about it, now I'm sharing this information with my fellow mom bloggers. I've been hacked by a serious and committed cyber tererorist. If you've not done so, I hope you'll read this post, Cyber Terror, and learn from my experience. Then share it with the bloggers in your circle.
This is very horrifying experience and I'm glad you restored your websites. I hope they catch Bumpus.
Thank you for sharing this information... in this case we can be more cautious in our cyber activities.
Always take care.
Oh my gosh, that was ridiculously scary! How in the world are we supposed to protect ourselves from determined hackers like that?!
I am soooo sorry that this has happened to you Kate! I can't imagine what you have gone through because of it! Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Hopefully, we'll all learn from it and protect ourselves!
It's important to remember that my attacker waged a personal vendetta and dedicated a great deal of time to his crimes. This is, in fact, quite unique. Most hackers wreak random maliciousness or steal personal/financial information. You can thwart these efforts by maintaining updated anti-virus and security software, running it regularly, and by creating secure passwords to protect everything.
To create a password nearly impossible to discover through randomized techniques or software, follow these guidelines: 4 or more letters, at least one capitalized
3 or more numbers