[quote]Sorry; I assumed you weren’t keeping private info in your directory names
No need to make risky assuptions if we stick to “new users cannot access the files/folders of existing users”.
[quote]or just an exhaustive exploration of a DreamHost claim?).
I’m not interested in Dreamhost’s claim, expecially since they’ve retracted it. I’m simply interested in what level of security can be reasonably relied on. Without little loopholes like “OK, they can see your folder names” which in my experience often lead to unforseen issues.
[quote]You can certainly deny others from getting a directory listing or seeing your file
But only by pranging web service. Thanks for the explanation.
[quote]It’s like most computer security; you trade off convenience for security.
Well, we haven’t yet found /any/ convenience trade-off that gives security from other peeking e.g. my web log files.
[quote]if this is a serious concern, you are not a good candidate for shared hosting.
I can make that decision… but only from a position of being informed. Hence my questions about the original misinformation and now lack of information.