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Beyond The Poker Face

If you have a particularly attractive site that crackers want to get into, consider going beyond simple concealment into disinformation. Many of the more prominent websites lie about exactly what software they are running and what OS and hardware they are running it on. This is not for the faint of heart, as it can require patching the kernel and other low-level hacks. But it sows a great deal of confusion when an attacker sees, say, IIS running on Novell Netware.

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