(stg`*ng"r*f), n. [Gr. stegano`s covered (fr. ste`gein to cover closely) + -graphy.] 1. The art of writing in cipher, or in characters which are not intelligible except to persons who have the key; cryptography.
[1913 Webster]

2. Specifically: The branch of cryptography in which messages are hidden inside other messages; -- used commonly for the process of hiding messages inside a computerized image file, as for example hiding the name and copyright notice of the owner of an image as protection against violation of the copyright.


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