‘Tis the season for session hijacking – Here’s how to stop it

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The air is getting colder, leaves are falling from the trees, and people everywhere are settling in for the holiday season. Which means one thing – increased cybersecurity vulnerability.
With more aspects of the winter holidays relegated to online platforms this year, people everywhere are more susceptible to cyberattacks. Luckily, there are plenty of simple steps you can take to protect yourself from digital threats and online scams. But there is one particularly nefarious type of cyberattack that you might not be aware of. This is session hijacking.
In this article, we will take a look at what session hijacking is, how the holidays make you extra vulnerable to this type of attack, and how to prevent it from happening to you.
What is Session Hijacking?
Let’s start with the terms. A session is the period of time when…

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