troubleshooting Question

shares and risks

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Windows Server 2003Microsoft Server OSWindows Server 2008
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If you have a share on say a SQL server that is exposed to the everyone or domain users group, but doesnt contain any sensitive/important data - is there any risk? Our admin says not - I wasnt sure aside from the confidentiality angle, if theres any other risks with sharing a directory to the whole network - or what mischevious acts someone could get up to if they spotted it? data security is the biggest concern usually in this type of finding, but as theres no sensitive data on there - I cant see any real issue?
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Dirk Mare
Systems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)

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