Modification of data through unauthorized means. Examples
include non-database manipulation of database files accessible to all users,
modification of configuration files used to setup further machines, and
modification of data residing in temporary files such as intermediate files
created during compilation by most compilers.
Complexity: Data diddling is
a relatively simple task. If the data is writable, it can be easily
diddled, and if it is not writable, diddling is impossible until this