The Improvement of Steganography Function Based on the Least Significant Bit in RGB Color
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 5, Issue 3-1, May 2016, Pages: 1-4
Received: Jan. 6, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 7, 2016; Published: Jun. 24, 2016
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Arman Nejahi, Department of Computer Engineering, Khorasgan (Isfahan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
Farsad Zamani Boroujeni, Department of Computer Engineering, Khorasgan (Isfahan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
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When files are created, there are always bits that are not really needed and are not at least important. These bits have the capability of being changed with the information which must be hidden in the file, without damage and changes in the file. There are different methods of image steganography, among which Least Significant Bit (LSB) method is the most common one and we intend to use this method for making stego image. A LSB replacement-based newly developed method (the least significant bit) has been presented in 24 bit color images. We propose a newly developed method of information security in RGB color images using a combined method composed of a two-component method based on the replacement and adaptation of LSB for hiding information and providing more security level. We have used Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) for resisting against attacks, a combined filtering and different disorders.
LSB Replacement, Steganography, Encryption
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Arman Nejahi, Farsad Zamani Boroujeni, The Improvement of Steganography Function Based on the Least Significant Bit in RGB Color, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Special Issue: Advances in Computer Science and Information Technology in Developing Countries. Vol. 5, No. 3-1, 2016, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.s.2016050301.11
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