Hack tool, please contact support – WordPress

I came across an error recently that users were getting when trying to login to book events on a wordpress site. The error was:

“Hack tool, please contact support”

That didn’t look great, and some users thought their machines were compromised. Having looked in to it, it’s a problem with the headers in the .htaccess file. To resolve this error (I’ve seen a number of users with this issue), add this block to your .htaccess file.

<ifModule mod_headers.c> 
Header set Set-Cookie wordpress_test_cookie=WP+Cookie+check 
</ifModule>

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St. Anne’s College Oxford Graduate Community Site

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The new St. Anne’s College MCR (Middle Common Room) website is finally online! Previously, edits could only be done through one person and maintaining/uploading files was a nightmare. Now, everything is managed via a WordPress site (very excellent stack by the way, despite all my protests about PHP) bringing editing to all, plus event management is all integrated in to one site.

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Have a look and check it out. We’re adding more content over the next few days, but much of the heavy lifting has already been done.