Secure Text Steganography

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 216)


Steganography is an art in which the data can be hidden in other data as cover, the text files are commonly used for hiding data. The main aspects of steganography are the capacity and security, where the capacity refers to how much data can be hidden in the cover carrier, while the security concerns with the ability of disclosing or altering the data by unauthorized party. The aim of this project is to implement an algorithm to reduce the size of objects created using steganography. In addition, the security level of each approach is made more secured. This project presents an overview of text steganography and various existing text-based steganography techniques. Highlighted are some of the problems inherent in text steganography as well as issues with existing solutions. A new approach is proposed in information hiding using interword spacing which reduces the amount of information to hide. This method offers generated stego text of maximum capacity according to the length of the secret message.


Cover Security Interword spacing Stego text Capacity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceSRM UniversityChennaiIndia

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