Well I'm working on a government website that needs a lot of security insurances! the security thingy guys keep saying that there are couple of Drupal name in the source that shouldn't be there!‌

So far I changed Drupal Meta Generator but still there are some javascript files and Drupal. Settings that still shows up in the source code. Here's what I'm referring to:

jQuery.extend(Drupal.settings, {"basePath":"\/","pathPrefix":"","ajaxPageState":{"theme":"stme","theme_token":"tytMMj0EavWD-6KgUbjQYEmSyk35cF3mwLTcqBKhO5U","js":{"misc\/jquery.js":1,"misc\/jquery.once.js":1,"misc\/drupal.js":1,"misc\/ui\/jquery.ui.core.min.js":1,"misc\/ui\/jquery.ui.widget.min.js":1,"misc\/ui\/jquery.ui.button.min.js":1, 

this is just a part of the code between tag, What I need is to change jQuery.extend(Drupal.settings to something else and also change the name of drupal.js .

I have no idea that could it have any side effects if I manage to make it? and before all how am I be able to do these changes?

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    No offence to your security guys, but that's absolute nonsense - security through obscurity is a waste of time, and changing the name of a couple of JS variables will get you nothing. There are many more ways than seeing the word "Drupal" in the source code that will give away the fact a site is using Drupal. To directly answer your question - yes, there will be many, many side-effects if you change the name of the global Drupal JS object. You'll also need to edit every single other Javascript file in the system, including all custom/contrib JS files. – Clive Oct 23 '13 at 8:17
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    @Clive And don't forget about javascript codes added with drupal_add_js as strings, saved only in .module and .inc files - there is a pretty significant amount of them in some modules, too. – Mołot Oct 23 '13 at 8:20
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    @Mołot Oh yeah, didn't even think about those. Suffice to say it would be a massive undertaking, and would need major patching every time a new version of Drupal/contrib modules are released. All in all, a rather ridiculous workflow to want to introduce for zero real-world benefit – Clive Oct 23 '13 at 8:24
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    @Clive I'm quite agree with you about being a waste of time, but we have to get the verification from them and that's what they asked, even though it seems quite stupid. but thanks for the hint guys – Sohail Oct 23 '13 at 10:32
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    @Sohail I feel your pain, I've been at the mercy of corporate madness before now too ;) – Clive Oct 23 '13 at 10:40

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