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New system for secure cover file of hidden data in the image page within executable file using statistical Steganography Techniques

Islam, Md. Rafiqul and Naji, Ahmed Wathik and Zaidan , A. A. and Zaidan , B. B. (2009) New system for secure cover file of hidden data in the image page within executable file using statistical Steganography Techniques. International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, 7 (1). pp. 273-279. ISSN 1947-5500

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Abstract

Previously traditional methods were sufficient to protect the information, since it is simplicity in the past does not need complicated methods but with the progress of information technology,it become easy to attack systems, and detection of encryption methods became necessary to find ways parallel with the differing methods used by hackers, so the embedding methods could be under surveillance from system managers in an organization that requires the high level of security. This fact requires researches on new hiding methods and cover objects which hidden information is embedded in. It is the result from the researches to embed information in executable files, but when will use the executable file for cover they have many challenges must be taken into consideration which is any changes made to the file will be firstly detected by untie viruses , secondly the functionality of the file is not still functioning. In this paper, a new information hiding system is presented. The aim of the proposed system is to hide information (data file) within image page of execution file (EXEfile) to make sure changes made to the file will not be detected by universe and the functionality of the exe.file is still functioning after hiding process. Meanwhile, since the cover file might be used to identify hiding information, the proposed system considers overcoming this dilemma by using the execution file as a cover file.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3802/3440
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Hiding, portable executable file,Steganography, Statistical Technique.
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2011 15:06
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2011 08:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3440

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