[Full-Disclosure] "security by obscurity"
guninski at guninski.com
Mon Dec 9 16:57:35 GMT 2002
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.
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