Posts made in October, 2012

My Story About Getting Hacked & What I Learned!

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My Story About Getting Hacked & What I Learned!

Having your website get hacked is not fun!  It is highly frustrating, humiliating, and time consuming.  I lost more than a day of my life due to a hacking incident several weeks ago.  This is my story and what I learned. The Warning Signs First, I started receiving messages from followers on Twitter about virus alerts on my site.  I try to personally respond to every message I receive, but at that time I had nearly 15,000 Twitter followers and was getting a ton of spam!  Most of it is about some video they found of me on Facebook or how someone is writing terrible things about me....

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