My website is unkidnapped!

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  1. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 9 years ago

    I posted yesterday that some ebook rubbish had nicked my site.

    Thanks to all for the help, especially Eric. were very helpful, and is now, once again, about England!

  2. BristolBoy profile image72
    BristolBoyposted 9 years ago

    That's excellent news!

  3. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Great! Huge congrats Amanda! smile

  4. Teresa McGurk profile image60
    Teresa McGurkposted 9 years ago

    Good -- it's a great website.  Looks like it must be a lot of work -- how did someone kidnap it?

  5. Jane@CM profile image59
    Jane@CMposted 9 years ago

    Good for you - congrats on getting it back!

  6. Sufidreamer profile image82
    Sufidreamerposted 9 years ago

    Good stuff - Glad that it was sorted!

    I did a little research into this lordmmb, or whatever his name is, and he seems to be involved in the pirate and hacking community. You might want to do a sweep for spyware etc, if you haven't already, just in case smile

    1. LondonGirl profile image85
      LondonGirlposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Good thought - I use AVG, would that do?

  7. girly_girl09 profile image75
    girly_girl09posted 9 years ago

    Thank goodness!!!!! I read that thread yesterday and was shocked that something like that could happen (scary!)

    Perhaps you could write a hub about the steps you took to get back your site. Unfortunately, I bet this will start happening more frequently so I bet folks will be searching for that information.

  8. Sufidreamer profile image82
    Sufidreamerposted 9 years ago

    No idea about AVG - maybe Eric, Earnest or Misha might be able to help with that one.

    I use a programme called Advanced WindowsCare V2 Personal, available for free from It seems to pick up most of the crap and has good reviews.

    Not a techie, so I am at the limits of my knowledge, but remember to create a restore point before running it - I have never had a problem, but just in

  9. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    I'm glad you got it back. It was scary. I checked my wordpress blog right after you posted because I hadn't been on it for about a month. You'd think the hosting company could avoid such things from happening.

  10. Lissie profile image78
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    I am really plesed to hear it - sent you a PM


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