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Article:Security Building at the Line of Control for Image Stego

by Rengarajan, Amirtharajan, Benita Bose, Sasidhar Imadabathuni, John Bosco, Balaguru Rayappan
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 12 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2010
Authors: Rengarajan, Amirtharajan, Benita Bose, Sasidhar Imadabathuni, John Bosco, Balaguru Rayappan
10.5120/1671-2252

Rengarajan, Amirtharajan, Benita Bose, Sasidhar Imadabathuni, John Bosco, Balaguru Rayappan . Article:Security Building at the Line of Control for Image Stego. International Journal of Computer Applications. 12, 5 ( December 2010), 46-53. DOI=10.5120/1671-2252

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title = { Article:Security Building at the Line of Control for Image Stego },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { December 2010 },
volume = { 12 },
number = { 5 },
month = { December },
year = { 2010 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 46-53 },
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url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume12/number5/1671-2252/ },
doi = { 10.5120/1671-2252 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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Abstract

Security has virtually become an indispensable non-functional requirement for any technology that deals with data. Traditional methods of imparting security using encryption have given away themselves long ago to cryptanalytic ventures. A different method of secure data transfer without revealing the mere existence of secret, called Steganography is a promising technique to ensure security. This technique camouflages secret data into a casual cover image, without affecting its visually perceived quality. This paper proposes a novel technique, which is a hybrid of cryptography, edge detection and steganography. By differentially embedding secret data into edges and smooth pixels of cover image, so that edge pixels and smooth pixels have data with different encryptions, the cryptic effect can be boosted to a greater limit, making the unauthorized extraction of secret data impossible.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Edge Detection Information hiding Least Significant Bit (LSB) Embedding Optimal Pixel Adjustment Process (OPAP)