Hardening Wordpress installation

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Hardening WordPress installation

When installing WordPress is important to change the predefined salts to avoid any weak cryptography that makes your cookies and session management weaker.



The fastest way to fix that: https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/salt/

If you want to get more info about possible attacks on unsecure wordpress installation, here a good reading: https://www.securitysift.com/understanding-wordpress-auth-cookies/

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