Obscurification meaning

(colloquial, slang, used as a nonce only) The act of making something obscure. Usually used in computing to describe the act of hiding source code in plain sight. One might consider it a type of very ineffective encryption.

Hi all, I'm working on a applet program which is downloaded to the client computer in a cab/jar file. I'm looking for an obscurification tool to scramble ...

But why would anyone want to improve the security of this approach? If one wants casual obscurification(tm), it does just fine as-is. If one wants real security, one would be insane to use anything less than Blowfish, 3DES, AES and their ilk...

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