Hide Your .htaccess Settings Using … .htaccess
Your .htaccess file can hold a good amount of information about the structure of your website, some of which should not be exposed to users. These settings include mod_rewrite settings, php_flag/php_value settings, and SetHandler directives.
Luckily, you can use your .htaccess file to hide your .htaccess file. Here's how:
<files .htaccess> order allow,deny deny from all </files>