Featuring 10 Papers as of July 3, 2008
Detecting Hydan: Statistical Methods For Classifying The Use Of Hydan Based Stegonagraphy In Executable Files
by Craig Wright - July 3, 2008
This paper presents a method that can be used to detect HYDAN based steganography. This is simply an initial means and should be improved if it is to be used in any serious endeavor. To do this, the code could be compiled into a single program that incorporates the disassembly and comparison in a single binary. This would then return a value for those segments that have embedded data.
Steganography: The Right Way
by Lachlan McGill - May 5, 2005
Steganography in the last few years has gained a wider audience due in part to the suspicion that the technology may have been used by terrorists to communicate plans for upcoming attacks.
Steganalysis: Detecting hidden information with computer forensic analysis
by Pierre Richer - May 8, 2003
In this paper I shall give a brief definition of steganography and steganalysis in general to provide a good understanding of these two terms, but more importantly, I shall talk about how to detect the existence of hidden information such as innocent looking carriers of digital media like text, JPEG images, and MP3 audio files with the help of various tools.
Reversing the Steganography Myth in Terrorist Operations: The Asymmetrical Threat of Simple Intellig
by Robert Bagnall - August 19, 2002
This paper discusses various ways and methods for simple, clandestine communications that are virtually undetectable and untraceable using common technology.
Steganography: What's the Real Risk?
by John Hally - January 9, 2002
This paper provides an overview of steganography, tools of the trade and detection methods.
An Analysis of Terrorist Groups Potential Use of Electronic Steganography
by Stephen Lau - December 19, 2001
This paper provides an overview of steganography, its historical use during times of war, and how modern day electronic steganography can be accomplished.
Steganography and Steganalysis: An Overview
by Joshua Silman - December 16, 2001
Steganography is a dynamic tool with a long history and the capability to adapt to new levels of technology.
Steganography: Past, Present, Future
by James Judge - November 30, 2001
This paper will explore steganography from its earliest instances through potential future application.
Hiding in Plain View: Could Steganography be a Terrorist Tool?
by Tom Kellen - November 19, 2001
This paper addresses the possibilities of utilizing steganography techniques as a terrorist tool.
MP3Stego: Hiding Text in MP3 Files
by Mark Noto - September 15, 2001
This paper discusses MP3Stego, a steganographic tool that operates within the MP3 encoding process.
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