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RE: SERVER NAMES

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Thu Feb 03 02:50:41 2000

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:

> > > 	db.accounting.bigcorp.com
> > > 	foozlebutt.bigcorp.com
> >
> > Do we need to re-visit the "security through obscurity" argument here?
> 
> Obscurity is like chicken soup ... it can't hurt

A false sense of security is worse than no sense of security at all.

The proof is left as an execise for the reader.

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