As most of you know, a few days ago my webmaster’s computer was hacked and our website, VotersOpinion.com, was pillaged. Since then, I’ve been able to recover about a hundred out of approximately 135 of my columns. I’d say that’s pretty good, considering I could have lost all of them! When my webmaster told me about our situation, after my initial, but short lived, panic attack, I remembered that I had complete copies of most of my blogs in my outgoing email folder. YIPPEE! The few hours it took to retrieve them was a pain, but hardly worth pulling my hair out over. It’s not like I’ve never wasted hours of my life on frustrating things, like interminable waiting in doctor’s offices, rush hour traffic, airport check-in lines, listening to North Miami Beach councilwoman Phyllis Smith babble and squawk. You know…hours I’ll never get back. But life goes on.
I received a comment from someone calling herself “Karmasabitch,” and her message was simply:
I will assume that Ms. Karmasabitch is referring to the fact that my website got hit and believes it’s because I’ve been attacking Phyllis in this blog, and that payback’s a bitch. Um, yeah, it would be if that were the case. First of all, the hack attack wasn’t directed at me. It was directed at my webmaster’s computer, and it was totally random. Don’t think it can’t happen to you! The only reason it got to this website was through his computer, and it had nothing to do with me personally. Continue reading