A detailed explanation of how attackers use Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) to hack WordPress websites and login credentials. This article is for educational purposes only.
Like any other web application with a login form, WordPress submits your username and password in an HTTP request when logging in. By default, HTTP is not an encrypted protocol. That means that unless your WordPress website is using HTTPS, the communication between you and the web server is susceptible to eavesdropping.
Hackers with malicious intent can easily intercept and modify your WordPress website’s cleartext…