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[ale] encryption/obfuscation (Was: No, wait- Leonard ...)



All,

On Tue, 2002-07-09 at 15:09, Sean Kilpatrick wrote:
> I _think_ steganography is the technique of hiding a simple text message
> within a standard graphics format, such as .JPG.  That is, the attachment
> <foopix.jpg> can be opened within a graphics viewer and, indeed, foopix is
> displayed, but when opened with different software, the encrypted message
> is revealed.
> 
> But then again I may be wrong.

	I think you're right.

	I believe the other technique was called "winnowing and chaffing",
after the process of seperating the wheat from the chaff.  But I thought
it was adding/removing characters, not words.  It was a while back, and
I barely remember what I had for breakfast this AM.

-- 
kernel, n.: A part of an operating system that preserves the
medieval traditions of sorcery and black art.

Danny


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