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Word of the Day – Steganography

Steganography (noun)

steg-an-og-raf-ee

The practice of concealing messages or information within other non-secret text or data.

Steganography is a form of covert communication used to hide the existence of a message from a third party, it differs from cryptography in that it doesn’t hide the fact that two parties are communicating,it just hides the important message in among the unimportant chatter.

Example sentences

“One of the funniest examples of steganography in recent times is the Rick Astley song hidden in a college student’s physics paper.”

“A large amount of war correspondence depended upon clever steganography.”

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