- Present participle of chain.
- The act or process by which something is chained.
A method of combining data from earlier blocks into the encryption of the next block so that any pattern in a message will not be encrypted more than once.
See Also: Encryption or Encipher.
Graham, R. Hacking Lexicon. Robert Graham Website. http://www .linuxsecurity.com/resource_files/documentation/hacking-dict.html.
Linking items or records to form a chain. Each link in the chain points to the next item.