Tag Archive | "security-through-obscurity"


05 October 2011 | 9,580 views

Security By Obscurity Not So Bad After All?

I’m sure you’ve been taught, as have I – that security through or by obscurity is bad (changing port numbers, removing service banners and so on). I’ve personally always used it, as an additional line of defence on my systems. As a hacker I know, the more information a system gives me straight off the [...]

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28 April 2007 | 16,107 views

login (security through obscurity) – weird PHP script

This was the idea with which I have won the regional web apps contest… well actually I did a CMS but the security part of it was the most appreciated. Maybe because it was weird, you’ll see… Classical Login scripts What exactly do classical login scripts do… they get the password from the database by [...]

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