Anyone that may have visited the London Notting Hill website or blog last week may have noticed it looking slightly strange…and may also have been warned rather ominously by Google that “this site may harm your computer”.
What actually happened was that a few files within the London Notting Hill website were infected with a virus, and after some rather furious scanning, re-scanning, uploading and re-uploading last Friday – followed by careful monitoring over the weekend – the bad critters are gone and the website and blog are back up and running again…all clean.
I’ve been running various websites for 11 years now, and it’s the first time that this has happened to any of my sites. I apologise for any problems this may have caused anyone, and I stick two fingers up at hackers. (Seriously, get a real job.)
But here’s an amusingly lolcat from I Can Has Cheezburger to calm everyone (i.e. me) down: