Category Archives: Announcements

Exploited by hackers

12apostrophes looked a little funky yesterday.

As the blog is wont to do whenever I change anything, all the posts (temporarily) disappeared, and we had to run the site in the WordPress “Classic” theme.

I was updating to the latest version of WordPress to address a security flaw. An article I read pointed out that spammers had been hacking WordPress blogs and using them for nefarious spamming activities.

Ha, I thought. Well, I don’t think that’s happening, but I should upgrade anyway.

When I opened up my header.php file, I found hundreds of lines of text full of links to . . .

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Hank the cat, interwebs debutante

Our cat, Hank, now appears over at Internet star! is a site for pictures of — you guessed it — cats on desks.

Perusing the pictures, you’ll notice that Hank is the only cat standing on a desk. The rest of the cats are sleeping on desks. Lazy bums. is another good example of the true power of the world wide web at work; that is, disseminating funny pictures of cats. If you missed and the entire lolcats phenomenon, you’re in for a browser treat today . . .

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