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Author: Andrea Barnett - a&b WebDesign

It’s a Scam ?>

It’s a Scam

A few weeks ago, I received the following email request from a potential new client, ‘Jessica Vinset’ (with a gmail address): Here is the job details, l have small scale business which i want to turn into large scale business now it located in OR and the company is based on importing and exporting of Agriculture products such as Kola Nut, Gacillia Nut and Cocoa so i need a best of the best layout design for it. Can you handle…

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It’s a website make-over ?>

It’s a website make-over

If you ever get to Roatan and go diving, I can highly recommend the Octopus Dive School. It’s a great little dive shop, and I’ve been on several fabulous dives over the years under the care of the school’s experienced instructors. However, their website needed a little help: Nuria, the owner, agreed to let me build her a new site, and last night, the new WordPress site replaced her old site. I’m quite pleased, and I hope Nuria is, too.

It’s been fixed ?>

It’s been fixed

It took a bit, but I think I’m finally malware free again. I had fixed everything at one point, and only a few hours later, the worm had gotten back in. My hosting account allows me to host multiple domains in one account, which is a great deal and money-saver. However, one of those domains, the one belonging to my personal blog, had an outdated and neglected version of zenphoto with security flaws attached, and that’s how these scumbags got…

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It’s just wrong!! ?>

It’s just wrong!!

a&b WebDesign has been hacked and Malware was inserted into the site. I am not sure how it happened, but what a mess!!!! I had to delete everything and start over with a whole new installation. That’s when one gets to appreciate the real value of a good backup. Mine could have been better, but I had enough to recreate everything, and I’ve learned some valuable new lessons. However, I don’t take kindly to this kind of act. There’s not…

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