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Re: "security by obscurity"
From: Georgi Guninski <guninski () guninski com>
Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2002 18:57:35 +0200
Berend-Jan Wever wrote:
... isn't hiding your root password security through obscurity ?
... isn't hiding your private PGP key security through obscurity ?
... isn't 90% of security based on these kinds of obscurity ?
IMHO this is not security by obscurity.
An example for security by obscurity is the following:
I give you an application which does encryption, but I don't tell you how it
works at all.
The marketing says it is tru$tworthy and unbreakable.
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.