[cryptography] A comparatively efficient software for embedding secret information bits into nataural language texts
kevinsisco61784 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 18:55:52 EST 2017
An attacker could easily flip bits until the key is found. Also, what
is the typical key length? Furthermore, couldn't an attacker get a hold
of the software's dictionary?
On 1/15/2017 4:19 PM, mok-kong shen wrote:
> WORDLISTTEXTSTEGANOGRAPHY is a new software (employing an extensive
> English word list) which, while performing linguistic steganography,
> also involves pseudo-random separation of the word list into two
> sublists (for denoting 0 and 1 bits) that are dependent on dynamic
> session-key materials, thus furnishing simultaneously substantial
> cryptographical security for the embedded stego bits.
> The software has a stegobit embedding rate of roughly 0.5 or higher
> per word of cover-text which the user composes to be as natural as
> possible under the guidance of the software. To my knowledge there
> is currently no other linguistic stego software that could compete
> with it, when both the naturalness of the cover texts and the
> stegobit embedding rate are taken into consideration as evaluation
> The software in Python with a GUI coded in tkinter is available at:
> For comments and critiques I should be very grateful.
> M. K. Shen
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