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Critical WordPress vulnerability allows MITM attacks

May 28, 2014

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Security researcher Yan Zhu has found a critical vulnerability in the popular content management platform WordPress. The vulnerability allows attacker with control over the network (e.g. public Wi-Fi) to steal user’s “wordpress_logged_in” cookie and effectively take control over his/her account. The hack works even in the case of enabled two factor authentication.

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