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Synonyms for defacement

the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something

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Similarly, statistics on defacements compiled by British information security consultants mi2G showed that incidents declined from a yearly high of over 3,800 in May to only 815 in September.
By intercepting the incoming and outgoing traffic of applications visible on the Internet, InterDo validates and secures requests before they pass through to back-end infrastructure, providing proactive protection against Web site defacements, data theft, privacy infringements and other attacks.
The group also said that they do not deface or hack websites randomly, but instead focus their highly targeted attacks on past defacements by Indians hackers.
Thursday the House of Representatives voted 310-114 to approve a constitutional amendment giving Congress the power to outlaw defacement of the American flag (Daily News, June 13).
C command injection vulnerability could allow Web page defacement, data theft and execution of arbitrary code.
Bradley Paul Hampson, 29, faces up to 10 years' jail if convicted of offences relating to the defacement of Facebook memorials for Trinity Bates, 8, and Elliot Fletcher, 12, who died in separate incidents in Queensland earlier this year.
Congress is considering amending the Constitution - the Senate has yet to act - in order to get around a rock-solid 1989 decision by the Supreme Court holding that a law prohibiting defacement of the flag violated the First Amendment to the Constitution.
While there was evidence of the destruction of a number of pagan symbols, Crawford said, there are no signs at Sardis of defacement of either crosses or menorahs.
By detecting and defending against any unauthorized behavior, Sanctum protects customers against malicious cybercriminal activity -- from theft of intellectual property and customer data, to e-commerce fraud and Web site defacement -- even if a site has unknown security holes or flaws.
Sanctum also announced today the discovery of a new application attack--HTTP Response Splitting, which infects Web server communications and allows hackers to launch Web Cache Poisoning attacks (leading to defacement and next-generation phishing), hijack a Web page with users' sensitive information, or access data through cross-site scripting.
We look forward to working with SpearHead in their target markets, which include the military and government sectors, to provide a solution that halts data theft, fraud, Web defacement, and downtime resulting from attacks that exploit Web application vulnerabilities.
By detecting and defending against unauthorized behavior, Sanctum protects customers against malicious cybercriminal activity -- from intellectual property and customer data, to e-commerce fraud and Web site defacement -- even if against security holes or flaws.
Earlier this month, the same group uploaded a defacement page to the Eastern Railway subdomain of the official Indian Railways website.
In a related development, Anheuser-Busch yesterday reacted to evidence of defacement by Anheuser-Busch distributors of Miller packaging and point of sale by agreeing that it would not conduct such activities.