Thursday, February 4, 2010

IMPORTANT!! Please Read!

For the past 2 days I have been unable to access my blog, as has anyone who has tried to, being redirected to another site. Thank goodness hubby is a pc expert! It took several hours, but he was finally able to track the source - THE SNOWFALL EFFECT! It seems that the site that provides this widget has been hacked. Please be aware of this and if you have this widget on your blog, remove it immediately!

16 comments:

Country Dreaming said...

Oh good---you got it figured out!!!
I left you a message on my blog
since I couldn't access yours.
Check it out.
I had to remove mine too!

Melinda

Stacey said...

Thank goodness for your smart husband. I would have been up a creek on that one.

Your banner sure is pretty!

southerninspiration said...

Oh, Kim isn't that the worst feeling? So glad hubby was right on it......that kind of thing just blows me away! Glad to have you back with us!

Suzanne

PAT said...

It's good to hear you were able to find the problem and get things back in order!

bj said...

I have been noticing for about 2 months now that every single blog that had the snow widget took FOREVER to load. I have just been avoiding them. Hopefully, these people will remove it. I never thought about it affecting peoples computers, tho. I will post something on MY blog about this, too. Thank you smart hubby for finding this.
hugs, bj

Paula said...

I'm glad that you have a handy hubby who was able to figure out your problem. I noticed another blog doing the same thing recently. Wonder if she has the snowfall effect, too?

Wendy said...

Kim, I am so glad that your husband could fix it for you and you are back in business!

Shelia said...

Hi Kim! Oh, my goodness! I'm so glad you hubby knew what to do! I've noticed on some of the blogs with the snow - they move rather slowly! Glad you're back in Blogland!
Thanks for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Nancy said...

Good thing for hubby figuring that out. Glad things are all fixed now! Your blog looks very classy; love the banner pics.

Nancy

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

I knew something was wrong...I was directed to that other site too. Hopefully, with spring right around the corner people will be removing the snow anyway. Now that makes me wonder about all widgets. Are they all vulnerable?

xinex said...

Oh good, one less thing for me to worry about cause I never installed it. Thanks for the warning...Christine

Kristens Creations said...

I'm so glad your hubby figured it out! How awful to not be able to get on your blog! It's good to have a computer man in the family isn't it? Have a great day! Kristen

Ellen said...

Ooops...thank you for letting us know...smiles.

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

I came here, from BJ's blog. Thank you for alerting bloggers to this.

I have disliked the Snowfall Effect and found it to make blogs load slower, the same as BJ said. I dislike all those widgets which "make things move."

Vee said...

I'm following Aunt Amelia who followed BJ. Wahhh! I loved my snowfall effect and want it back, but not at the risk of harming my computer or anyone else's. Thanks for getting the word out. I removed mine the minute that I was warned...by Aunt Amelia warned by BJ. Hope that you have no residual difficulties.

Crystal said...

Oh Kim, I forgot to tell you and your daughter Thank You for identify the bird on the tree. I kind of thought that might be what it was?

Thanks again