Security-related questions

Ignazio Palmisano ignazio_io at
Sun Apr 27 18:51:44 UTC 2008

Larry Hartman wrote:
> On Saturday 26 April 2008 10:51:58 pm Andrew Jarrett wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Martin Laberge <mlsoft at> 
> wrote:
>>>  Use an encapsulation program to encapsulate your files
>>>  in standard jpeg photos.
>> Ah, the art of hiding data in plain view.  The practice of
>> encapsulating files into a picture is called "steganography" (a quick
>> google search should return many interesting links).  The most basic
>> limit of this practice is that the picture must be a bigger file than
>> the hidden one and the visual detectability of alteration to the
>> original photo usually depends on how close the size of the files are
>> to each other.
>> For Anyone's Info,
>> Andrew
>> --
>> 45 5F E1 04 22 CA 29 C4 93 3F 95 05 2B 79 2A B2
> This is really cool stuff, will work for small numbers of files.  Is there any 
> efficient solution for larger numbers?

Rename the files adding .doc to them? :P binary content with no 
available documentation and which can easily become corrupted and 
therefore unreadable... if asked to open them, you can blame OpenOffice 
bogus filters... sort of reverse FUD?


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