What is a Man in the Middle (MitM) Attack? (And How to Prevent Them)

Imagine finding out that someone was spying on all of your communications – your phone calls, text messages, emails, even your in-person conversations. And on top of that, the person was posing as you or the other person – or even both. That’s what happens in a MITM attack. The attacker not just watches what’s happening, but they can act as one or both parties – unbeknownst to the other one – to manipulate the communication. In this article, we’ll explain what a MITM attack is, how they work and what you can do to prevent one from infecting your WordPress site.

This post was originally published on Elegant Themes by Lindsay Pietroluongo.

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