Tamper can mean:
* A device used for
tamping, commonly to prepare ground coffee beans to make espresso.
ballast tamper, a machine that tamps track ballast.
nuclear weapon design, either a shell surrounding the fission core and keeping the nuclear material assembled during the explosion for longer time, raising yield, or the outermost layer of a thermonuclear component.
* A tool with a long handle and a flat metal head, used in a "stomping" type motion to flatten ground, gravel or other type of materials, for gardening or landscaping tasks. See also
*To make unauthorised alterations to something. Products can be made
tamper-evidentto protect against tampering.
*Tamper detection: the automatic determination by a module that an attempt has been made to compromise the physical security.
*Tamper evidence: the external indication that an attempt has been made to compromise the physical security of a module.
*Tamper response: the automatic action taken by a module when a tamper attempt has been detected.
*Tamper tape: tape or sticker often logoed placed over a seem or screw to show physical security has been breached when tape is broken on the module.
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