Exploring Steganography: Seeing the Unseen. Neil F., George Mason University Sushil, George Mason University. Pages: pp. Abstract—Steganography. Exploring Steganography: Seeing the Unseen, Article. orig-research. Bibliometrics Data Bibliometrics. · Citation Count: · Downloads (cumulative): 0. Exploring Steganography: Seeing the Unseen by. Neil Johnson and Sushil Jajodia. Hua Li. October 6, 1 Introduction. Steganography is an ancient art of.

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Seeing the Unseen Neil F. Steganogra- phy software authors have devised several approaches— some more successful than others—to hide information in 8-bit images.

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If you compress the message to be hidden before you embed it, you can hide a large amount of infor- mation. Documents themselves can hide infor- identified by modulating the position of 2. First, we converted the original image to a GIF file.

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Least significant bit insertion While gray-scale images may render the best results Least explorin bit LSB insertion4 is a common, for steganography, images with subtle color variations simple approach to embedding information in a are also highly effective, as Figure 1 showed.

Exploring Steganography: Seeing the Unseen Neil F. Johnson Sushil Jajodia George Mason University.

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Figure 1b shows subtle color changes ital images. My presentations Profile Feedback Log out. We think you have liked this presentation. The image of Shakespeare is expliring small to contain the Airfield, but we embedded the text message without any image degradation. Henry Hastur has created two tools: LSB manip- message throughout the image.