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DNN-5147: Alert admin/host users to insecure login details

Over the years working on DNN I have seen quite a few posts about people saying their site has been hacked when all thats happened is they have left the default login details set up on their production site.  Now we have a warnign system :)

When you login now if the details you are using are either admin/dnnadmin or host/dnnhost you get a warning like this

This occurs only on Login and simply adds a querystring parameter like this


so performance is not impacted at all.


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