[TYPO3-english] theoretical question security

Jigal van Hemert jigal.van.hemert at typo3.org
Sat Jan 9 12:46:40 CET 2016

Hi "A",

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On 08/01/2016 20:54, typo3dev wrote:
> i wonder how to secure typo3
> basics is httAuth, there is no possibility to change default directories so
> my questions
> - how to secure typo3 directory? any tricks

Read the security guide:

> - is there reason to install typo3 ext on non standart folders?

No,  security by obscurity is not a good choice. Files inside extensions 
are often used as publicly available assets (images/css/etc). So, if you 
modify the core to have extensions live in another directory a visitor 
to your site can easily detect that location.

Jigal van Hemert
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