[CDBUG-talk] FTP user for Wordpress Management

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Mon Aug 15 10:04:23 EDT 2016

To be fair, just about any wordpress installation is so ridiculously
insecure that this hardly matters.  The sites themselves are almost never
behind SSL..


2016-08-14 20:02 GMT-04:00 George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com>:

> On 08/12/16 21:39, Jaime wrote:
> > Don't use FTP if SFTP, FTPS, rsync over SSH, or SCP are options.  FTP is
> > cleartext and can be intercepted -- including the point at which the
> > password is transmitted.  All of the other options I mentioned avoid
> that.
> I think even the least technical end-user can and must be trained to use
> ssh keys with passwords securely.  Take the time, and then make them
> update their keys periodically.  It's high-time to take on any potential
> resistance.
> g
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