Deface

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

When referring to computers, deface is the act of an individual or group of individuals illegally changing a website. For example, someone may change a website's homepage to be or include something else. When defaced, the homepage or other page mentions something the user believes in or contains inappropriate material, such as swearing or nudity.

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Computer Hope will not assist any user with defacing a website.

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