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Steganography Literature Survey, Classification and Comparative Study

by Alaa Fkirin, Gamal Attiya, Ayman El-Sayed
Communications on Applied Electronics
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 5 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Alaa Fkirin, Gamal Attiya, Ayman El-Sayed

Alaa Fkirin, Gamal Attiya, Ayman El-Sayed . Steganography Literature Survey, Classification and Comparative Study. Communications on Applied Electronics. 5, 10 ( Sep 2016), 13-22. DOI=10.5120/cae2016652384

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Transmitting confidential images between two channels suffer from hacking. Therefore, protecting confidentiality has become a very essential issue. Recently, several methods are developed to protect important information. The main idea is based on embedding important information in multimedia carrier such as: text, image, audio, and video. The developed methods may be classified as steganography and watermarking. Steganography aims to embed huge amount of secret data in multimedia carrier while watermarking aims to hid small amount of secret data in multimedia carrier. This paper first presents a literature survey of information hiding, then classifies the proposed methods, and finally introduces a comparative study between the different methods.

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