So Twitter will only respond to email@example.com, which was associated with @ruby. The hackers changed @ruby to @notrubyyo, and then deleted it. Who knows what address they have associated with the new @ruby account? My Dreamhost account (which includes lotusmedia.org DNS) has been hacked and they are also not talking to me because I haven’t …Continue reading "Catch 22"
After being a loyal customer for well over ten years, Dreamhost is apparently brushing me off like so much dandruff. I can’t understand why they’re not concerned about a known malicious hacker having access to their web servers, DNS, e-mail servers, etc. As you have not provided the primary four digits of the account number …Continue reading "Dreamhost gives me the finger"
This morning I restored access to my Apple ID and locked out the hacker. I also got this from Twitter, just reinforcing that they do not give a shit about me (one of their first 1,000 users). Hi, Unfortunately, we need to communicate with you via the email address that has been associated with the …Continue reading "Thank you, Apple. Twitter, not so much."
That’s the IP address from which my Dreamhost account was reset. Also the hacker sympathizer that’s been posting here on my Tumblr is firstname.lastname@example.org, IP address: 22.214.171.124, for whatever it’s worth.Continue reading "126.96.36.199"
I have regained full access to PayPal, as well as Yahoo and Amazon. I’ll be talking to Apple tomorrow. Also orangepolitics.org isn’t actually hacked, it’s just the domain name. I still don’t have Dreamhost back (which is the root of the problem) but they agreed to lock everyone out until it’s straightened out. Yay.Continue reading "A little good news"
Well, it looks like the hackers got my community website, too. I think this confirms my suspicion that they are fucking with my domain names by way of hacking my Dreamhost account. They’re usually very responsive, but DH has not replied to my urgent messages for over 24 hours. This is what orangepolitics.org looks like …Continue reading "They got my whole web hosting account, domains and all."
As I am unsure whether my e-mail is compromised, please use email@example.com to reach me in the immediate future. Sigh.Continue reading "Can’t trust no-one"
OK, Amazon.com wins the prize for being the first company to help me fix things! One down, 10 to go…Continue reading "Go, Amazon!"
It’s been over 12 hours since I heard a peep from anyone at Twitter, but several folks I know say they are contacting friends who work there. Meanwhile, I just got an unsolicited password reset e-mail from my secret back-up Twitter account! Either Twitter is helping me fix the wrong account, or I am under …Continue reading "Ugh, really?"
Apparently the entire Apple tech support team is on vacation today? Seems like it would behoove them to let me talk to a human as soon as possible. Earlier I got a message about my Apple ID being linked to an iPhone and iCloud, neither of which are things I use. This whole ID is …Continue reading "Apple, not on the case. Neither are PayPal or Dreamhost."