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From:Johan De Meersman Date:January 10 2012 1:34pm
Subject:Re: hide server-version at connect?
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> From: "Johnny Withers" <johnny@stripped>
> 
> Security through obscurity?

That sentence has been overused way too much. If you want to remove all obscurity from
your security, just publish your passwords and private keys.

> If none of your MySQL (or samba) servers are open to untrusted
> networks, why do you need to hide this information.

Because even on a trusted network you can have untrusted agents. Think malcontent
employees, viruses, et cetera. Security comes in layers, the more the better - although I
do agree that this particular layer is not the first priority.



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