Security through fragmentation obscurity

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Joined: 2009/04/23

This was posted on Digg earlier, but here is the original article.

My initial thoughts: The concept isn't difficult, and although the bit:cluster ratio seems like a lot -- on a 4kB-cluster filesystem that's 32 bytes of obfuscation per megabyte of disk space for a base-ratio of 2^15:1 bytes/byte -- it'll work fine for text, just no heavy media.

" ub0r h4x0r you. I better go unplug my toaster before you endanger my toast." -K