Catch 22

So Twitter will only respond to ruby@lotusmedia.org, 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 …

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Dreamhost gives me the finger

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 …

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Thank you, Apple. Twitter, not so much.

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 …

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A little good news

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.

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They got my whole web hosting account, domains and all.

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 …

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Ugh, really?

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 …

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Apple, not on the case. Neither are PayPal or Dreamhost.

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 …

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