Security-related questions

Ignazio Palmisano ignazio_io at yahoo.it
Sun Apr 27 19:51:44 BST 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 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.




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