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From:Chris Tate-Davies Date:January 10 2012 3:41pm
Subject:Re: hide server-version at connect?
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On 10/01/12 13:34, Johan De Meersman wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> 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.
>
>
>
Indeed, have a read of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_in_depth


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