Hiding Data in FLV Video File

  • Mohammed A. Atiea
  • Yousef B. Mahdy
  • Abdel-Rahman Hedar
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (volume 167)


Video Frame quality and statistical undetectability are two key issues related to steganography techniques. In this paper, we propose a novel flash video file (.flv file extension) information-embedding scheme in which the embedded information is reconstructed without knowing the original host flash video file. The proposed method presents high rate of information embedding and is robust to lossless and lossy compression. The characteristic of the proposed scheme is to use a weak point in the header information of flash video file to assist compression process. Experimental results have indicated that the method is robust against lossless and lossy compression.


Steganography FLV lossless and lossy compression 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed A. Atiea
    • 1
  • Yousef B. Mahdy
    • 1
  • Abdel-Rahman Hedar
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science Department, Faculty of Computers and InformationAssuit UniversityAssiutEgypt

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