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Sorry for the outage

Hi everyone,

As you might have noticed, this site got hacked.  Somebody guessed my admin password (which stupidly was the title of the book) and filled it with malware.  My ISP  noticed and took the site down, and Google dropped it from search results.

A couple of important lessons here.  First, make your passwords hard to guess. Duh.  I would not have thought that my site would be a target, but it was.  Second, if you are using WordPress take advantage of the many free plug-ins that can help prevent this.    There are plug ins to scan for malware, and also passwords that can detect brute-force login attempts and block them.  I have now implemented both these measures.

Sorry for the inconvenience!

Alan

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