Get rid of the back door

This is an often overlooked security measure.

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Here is a security measure that is often overlooked. When setting up security on a server, use the domain's Authenticated Users or Domain Users as a group to which you want to give basic permissions, not just "Public" or others. This prevents back door users from entering and accessing items that they should not.

This was last published in April 2003

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