Site Hacked? Check Your AdSense Publisher ID And 3rd Party Scripts

Sometime Saturday night was hacked. The hackers didn’t do much damage.  Their goal was apparently financial gain rather than wanton destruction.  All that was changed was the  publisher ID in the JavaScript code for the AdSense block in the sidebar.  This meant that ad impressions and clicks were credited to someone else’s account instead of mine.  Ads continued to run and I probably would never have discovered it except for one thing.  Sunday evening I noticed that the ad’s … Continue reading

Wap Review Downtime

I apologize to all my readers for the extended downtime. Apparently there was a massive hardware failure early Wednesday at 1and1, my hosting provider. According to an email I received from them; “The web server that your site is hosted on has been offline due to an apc power failure of 3 server racks. While all the other affected servers came back online, this web server did not recognize its RAID subsystem. RAID stands for “Redundant Array of Independent Disks” … Continue reading