Covert in a sentence as a noun

So instead you stick your data in a covert channel.

Might be the best thing to happen to expose Googles covert role in foaming up-risings, to be blunt.

It's not that I think it's impossible to create a covert channel over audio; it obviously isn't.

How much brain power in SV is devoted to tricking people to click on ads, "covert users" or become addicted to Zynga-style games?

Of course, the common man knows it's common sense that there's an inherent need for secrecy in conducting small scale covert operations.

So a possible use case for this covert channel:You are trying to infiltrate a specific computer inside a large corporation.

Covert in a sentence as an adjective

It's that for the malware story to play out, the covert receiver needs to already exist; if it does, you're already infected, so what does "air gapping" matter?

Nothing funnier than having the a covert ops ship accidentally bump into few retreivers, decloak, and watching them scramble in panic before we can drop on them.

If someone had 'busted' the NSA trying to do something sneaky and/or covert and/or illegal, then you could argue that it's the tip of some iceberg of nefarious activity.

But that's not going to happen!I don't care if the NSA is completely independent and covert, if they don't have any data to analyze!And from what I know of human nature, I know where I want to plant my defenses.

When a game goes to great lengths to simulate a world, the possibilities for covert communication are nearly limitless!I find the task of finding terrorist communications in MMO's so daunting that I'd never even consider making an attempt at it. However, the NSA is one organization that seems to have nearly infinite resources to throw at impossible problems.

Within Goatse, the dialogic image is covert; unable to exercise any significant level of authorial control within the design process, the designer forces the critical dissonance by tapping into the in-joke.

Covert definitions


a flock of coots


a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

See also: screen cover concealment


secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"


(of a wife) being under the protection of her husband; "a woman covert"