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Don’t Log Into WordPress via Open WiFi or Your Blog Could Get Hijacked

27
May
2014

If you often access your WordPress account via an open WiFi hotspot or other unsecured network, you could be exposing yourself to hijackers.

Regardless if youve enabled two-factor authentication to your account or how much precaution you usually take, the next person to lose control over its account could be you.

This was discovered after a staff techie over at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Yan Zhu, who noticed that the WordPress servers were sending an important browser cooki…

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