To Hide or Not to Hide?

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Security through obscurity is always the subject of heated debate, although the relevant parties often wish it wasn’t, since no one likes their dirty laundry being aired in public.

The debate takes many forms, but the general idea is the same: is it enough just to hide what you're doing, and hope a potential attacker doesn't figure it out? Of particular relevance at the moment, is it sufficient to hide security flaws and hope people won't find out until the vulnerability ...

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