Security-related questions

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at vzavenue.net
Sun Apr 27 19:59:50 UTC 2008


On Sunday 27 April 2008 11:51:44 am Ignazio Palmisano wrote:
> 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 videotron.ca>
> >
> > 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?
>
> I.

funny.




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