obscurification

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obscurification (plural obscurifications)

  1. (colloquial, slang, used as a nonce only) The act of making something obscure. Usually used in computing to describe the act of hiding source code in plain sight. One might consider it a type of very ineffective encryption.
    Hi all, I'm working on a applet program which is downloaded to the client computer in a cab/jar file. I'm looking for an obscurification tool to scramble ... [1]
    But why would anyone want to improve the security of this approach? If one wants casual obscurification(tm), it does just fine as-is. If one wants real security, one would be insane to use anything less than Blowfish, 3DES, AES and their ilk... [2]

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