Monday, November 13, 2006

So what do you do to protect your blog?

After some surfing on the web for more on this blog hijacking trend (because it doesn't end with just the two blogs i mentioned, it really is a trend), i came to find out that you shouldn't expect much help from Blogger's support service (if there even is such a service) in any such case. I guess that means we'll just gonna have to try to keep from being hijacked. I am thinking of periodically backing up my templates (with change). And in case of a hijacking, i can just create a new account and replace the new templates with the backed up ones. Ok, so i'll lose my pagerank. But is that really such a big deal? I also came across this password generating website. Which offers ultra high security passwords :-)
How about using that for a chance of passwords every couple of days or so? Do you think this password generating site is any good?

Oh, and on the subject of chess, i will be posting that Queens Gambit Accepted game from the previous post with commentary anytime soon. I know i said i couldn't in the first place, but i think i'm able to manage after all.

Untill next post!


At 14 November, 2006 11:08 , Blogger Patrick said...

yes the password-generating site is good and can be trusted.

GRC is well-known for its leak tests of firewall software.

At 15 November, 2006 13:43 , Blogger takchess said...

Blogg hijacking appears to be too much work for too little reward. There should be a blogger process to kill the hijacked sites.

At 18 November, 2006 12:26 , Anonymous Playerz said...

I didn't know about blog hi-jacking... Strange !? .. does it really depend on the password ?

At 19 November, 2006 01:58 , Blogger Edwin 'dutchdefence' Meyer said...

To tell you the truth... I don't know :-)

But they probably have more ways then one.


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