Who's Afraid of a Big Bad Hacking Story ? Who's Afraid of a Big Bad Hacking Story? By Katherine Noyes LinuxInsider Part of the ECT News Network 05/07/12 5:00 AM PT "Security by obscurity does not work, and the more people who know about means of attack/vulnerability, the more secure our IT will be," opined blogger Robert Pogson. "Most people are good and decent and should be empowered to defend their computers and networks. Knowledge is the key."