Having been inactive for some time, I returned over the holidays to discover that my website had been completely hijacked by the Russian Mafia. The .htaccess files and php code had had malicious code inserted which completely locked me out, spammed my comments and who knows what else.
The final solution was to ask my hosting service to completely reset the site and start afresh. This is something of a theme for me at the moment and at least gives me something to focus on. Last year was an annus horriblis for me (to coin a cliché) as I am in the process of parting ways with both my wife and employer which will necessitate me moving house just to add to the drama. Continue reading