• Cleaning up my act

    A fair while ago this site got hacked and, long story short, there was a nice bit of malware injected into the site’s code as a result.

    I’ve been trying on and off – with my limited coding abilities – to clean this up since the turn of the new year and I think I’ve finally gotten it all sorted. Most importantly Google seems to think so too.

    This attack will at least partially explain why things have been so quiet around here lately. For a start the dodgy code seemed to break wordpress, meaning it was hard if not impossible to post anything even if I wanted. However I was also reluctant to do anything that might encourage readers to come to the site and, as a result, get some kind of virus on their computer.

    That’s not the only reason, of course. Thankfully I’ve also been quite busy with “real” work, most significantly in the past month, and so things like this tend to get overlooked in favour of the instant satisfaction that Twitter brings.

    I do hope to get back into the habit of posting here, though, even if it is just once or twice a week.

    To start with I’ll put up some of the more interesting things that have kept me busy in the last few weeks. Expect that in the next day or so.