Applications of Secure Data Exchange Method Using Social Media to Distribute Public Keys

  • Piotr Milczarski
  • Krzysztof Podlaski
  • Artur HłobażEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 522)


The concern about the data security is still growing. The applications we use still lack basic security. The security can be obtained easily without heightening the awareness of the users by simply implementing methods that allow end-to-end security. In the paper we present the new method of public key distribution using Social Media Networks. We use groups or circles that users can create there and publish images in the gallery with proper public or private access. After establishing secure session user can switch into different medium of communication, e.g. different messenger or text-SMS to share their data in secure way. Then there are described several applications of the presented method Secure Data Exchange (SDEx), e.g. secure SMS texting, Social Media Networking and data sharing. We propose frame format of the published QRcode as a public key and data message frame format.


QR codes Data security Secure transmission Social media Key distribution End-to-end data security 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Milczarski
    • 1
  • Krzysztof Podlaski
    • 1
  • Artur Hłobaż
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Physics and Applied InformaticsUniversity of LodzLodzPoland

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