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Meaning of STEGANOGRAPHY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Steg`a*nog"ra*phy\, n. [Gr. ? covered (fr. ? to
cover closely) + -graphy.]
The art of writing in cipher, or in characters which are not
intelligible except to persons who have the key;
cryptography.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Hiding a secret message within a larger one in such a way that others can not discern the presence or contents of the hidden message. For example, a message might be hidden within an image by changing the least significant bits to be the message bits.

[chaffing and winnowing: confidentiality without encryption, ronald l. rivest, mit lab for computer science, 1998-03-22].

 

 

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