H&H Hacked

In the past 72 hours H&H has been hacked 4 times. Seems some shitty Indonesian exposed a security flaw and posted the flaw on an online hacker forum. Copy cats ensued and me and another guy battled them in real time, but lost the 4th battle. The deleted the entire engine and framework behind our website, but we finally recovered the data. We could not recover the images. So those are gone and we aren’t going to go through and replace several years of images. It’s just going to have to stay that way. We’ll move forward though. It’s going to take some time to rebuild the customizations involved with H&H.
So be patient while we get our shit straight. This is going to take a few days.

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  1. Thanks for all of your effort getting the site back. You did it really fast. H&H is a big vehicle for my self-expression and does wonders for my ego. I thought the site may have been done for, so I spent the other night rewriting all of my work on here from memory because I don’t have copies, which is pretty dumb of me.
    It was such a strange experience reliving my thoughts over the past half decade. I’m so mystified by a lot of them. I love that. And I appreciate all the work you’ve put into giving new writers a place.
    I was lucky enough to get a copy of Jason Mashak’s chapbook a couple years ago which ya published. I moved to Prague a week ago and contacted him because I read in the back of it that he lives here. He’s helped me out a ton already, set me up with a new friend trying to improve his English, and has invited me to hang out with he and his wife for a weekend. It’s completely badass what this publication has done for me, and I don’t even need to pay for it. Thanks for the magic you concoct.

  2. The whole hacking incident reminds me of the Alamo so I took the liberty of updating Colonel Travis’s famous letter:
    Commandancy of Haggard & Halloo——
    August 28, 2012
    To the Writers of Texas &
    all American Flash Fictioneers in the world——
    Fellow poets & artists——
    I am besieged, by a thousand
    or more of the Indonesian Hackers under
    Kado Istimewa Pada —– I have sustained
    a continual firewall Bombardment &
    cyber cannonade for 24 hours & have
    not lost a poem —– The enemy
    has demanded a Surrender at
    discretion, otherwise, the frequent contributors
    are to be put to the sword, if
    the site is taken —– I have answered
    the demand with a cannon
    shot, the one-bird salute & our flag still waves
    proudly from the home page —– I
    shall never Surrender or retreat
    Then, I can on you in the
    name of imagination, of poetic license &
    every thing dear to the American
    zine publisher, to come to our aid,
    with a dispatch —– The enemy is
    receiving Geek Squad
    reinforcements daily & will no doubt
    increase to three or four thousand
    in four or five days. Why can’t they
    just find women, get a life and be done with it?
    If this plea is neglected, I am
    determined to sustain myself on Shiner Bock Beer,
    Country Fried Steak, and Willie Nelson music
    as long as possible & die like a magnificent
    bastard who never forgets when the royalties are due–
    but I do it anyway.
    —– Victory or Death
    Travis Catsull
    Lt. Col. Comdt & Editor
    P. S. The lord is on our side-
    When the hackers appeared in sight
    we had not three bushels of popcorn—
    We have since found in deserted
    houses 80 or 90 bushels & got into
    the walls 20 or 30 head of Cheeseburgers—

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