Site Was Hacked – Let Me Know If You Get Redirected

I was notified this morning by a friendly reader that my site was redirecting people to a malware site. Sure enough, upon investigation, it seems I was hit by this exploit, as written up at mediatemple.

I’m pretty sure I’ve cleaned it all up now – I can’t find any traces of infection. But I’d appreciate it if you could let me know if you see any strange behavior on the site, get redirected somewhere unexpected, etc.

I apologize for the inconvenience.

I hate spammers. πŸ™


Josh’s Lifelog for 2010-07-10


Josh’s Lifelog for 2010-07-09


Josh’s Lifelog for 2010-07-07

  • OH from @jerry_makare: "You Bancrofted the show with your chicken sounds!" πŸ™‚ #
  • RT @rachelbancroft: There's nothing like a midnight barfing incident to bring me back to parenting reality. #
  • Having lost 4sq mayorship of my workplace venues while I was out of the country, I'm conceding to @ashokraj and @jexball. Govern well! πŸ™‚ #
  • I've decided I don't like Apple's iPhone 4 bumper. Too many things don't fit the dock connector with it. Nice buttons, tho. #
  • Firefox 4 beta 1 is out. Downloading now… #
  • Testing Pro HDR for iPhone #
  • @Jerry_Makare hope they get some within a week or so. in reply to Jerry_Makare #
  • @Jerry_Makare @lestew Actually, you can do work email on a 3G pre-OS4, but not at the same time as Google push email/calendars. in reply to Jerry_Makare #
  • Ah, the great American summer pastime of waiting for the inflatable back yard pool to fill up. πŸ™‚ #

Testing Pro HDR for iPhone

My previous favorite two-exposure HDR photo app, TrueHDR, gave me a bit of frustration in Germany. The output wasn’t saved at full resolution, and the grain/noise was a lot more noticeable on the iPhone 4’s retina display.

So I’m trying out Pro HDR ($1.99). Works the same way (take one bright and one dark exposure, merge them), but claims to save full resolution (3MP or 5MP), and has some nice sliders to adjust saturation, warmth, etc. before you save (the HDR process sometimes does funky things to color).

Just did this test shot on my back porch. So far, so good. The sky and the flower pots are both exposed pretty well. I think I’ve found something that improves upon TrueHDR, and another tool in my iPhone photography arsenal.


Josh’s Lifelog for 2010-07-06

  • Dear Illegal Fireworks Using Neighbors: Please to be coming and cleaning up the shell debris from my car, yard, roof, and driveway. πŸ˜› #
  • @marshallk yay! Congrats on the first egg. πŸ™‚ in reply to marshallk #
  • @penmachine please share if you find any good iPad text/HTML editor recommendations. I could use one, too. in reply to penmachine #
  • In Salem picking up the kids from grandparents. @rachelbancroft is more excited than she was at any point in Germany. πŸ™‚ #
  • Got my iPhone 4 Dock and Bumper (black). Both are quite nice, but of course, don't work with each other (which I knew). πŸ™‚ #
  • @drjonboyg Reeder crashing is a common bug with iOS 4. Delete and reinstall Reeder, that should fix it. in reply to drjonboyg #
  • @drjonboyg oops. I may have misremembered it being an iOS 4 issue, rather than latest @Reederapp. Delete/reinstall fixed it for me. in reply to drjonboyg #

Josh’s Lifelog for 2010-07-05

  • We're home! We missed you, Portland! πŸ™‚ (@ Portland International Airport (PDX) ? w/ @garryweil) #
  • Never thought I'd say this, but dang it feels good to be back in the land of AT&T 3G (we were metered in Germany, and wifi was scarce). πŸ™‚ #
  • Celebrating July 4 sleeping off jet lag with @rachelbancroft. Exercising our freedom to rest after international travels. πŸ™‚ #

Josh’s Lifelog for 2010-07-04

  • Embarking on a bus tour of Munich, stopping at Schloss Nymphenburg. #
  • Our bus tour was just interrupted by a parade of about 100 quad ATVs and strange low slung Harley trikes. A bit surreal. πŸ™‚ #
  • At Schloss (Palace) Nymphenburg. It's ENORMOUS. Hundreds of rooms, who knows how many square miles of land. Wow. #
  • There are thousands of people (and vuvuzelas) streaming to the stadium at Olympiapark to watch the Germany/Argentina game. #
  • At the BMW Museum. It's rapture for a car geek like me. Favorites include the M8 Concept, 2002Ti, Isetta, Z1, Z8, and the M Power room. πŸ™‚ #
  • It's surreal how many people in the city are watching the game. Trains were deserted. You can hear the cheering from every window. πŸ™‚ #
  • Here was the scene outside Munich Olympiapark, with thousands pouring into the stadium to watch the game *on TV*: #
  • In our hotel resting before dinner, don't even need a TV to follow the game. Munich roars. πŸ™‚ #
  • The streets of Munich are full of hork honking, flag waving, screaming Germans. It's glorious chaos. πŸ™‚ #
  • Aufwiedersehen MΓΌnchen! Wir lieben dich! πŸ™‚ (@ Flughafen MΓΌnchen (MUC) – Terminal 1) #