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Steganography app in android

alex ki
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Hi all
i have 3 month to make a Steganography project using java/android
the main idea is to hide text in photo/sound/video

nd the problem is i dont know how to where to start , cant find a source code sample and any info about Steganography+android

any help or idea ?

sry about my English and Thanks
Ulf Dittmer
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If you're just starting out I would leave Android out of it for now. Get it going in a Java desktop app, and once you have the mechanics of hiding/recovering working, then embed it in an Android app. It's easier to get going with a desktop app than messing around with Android emulators/devices.

I would advise to use still images, not music or video which are harder to manipulate. For a school project, that should be perfectly acceptable.

And I bet you'll find a lot more results by searching for "java steganography" than for "android steganography" :-)


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alex ki
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Ok Thanks Bro
and its a university graduation project
Jitendra Chittoda
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I know how Steganography works and how to implement.
But just wanted to ask, why you need that kind of application. And where and how you are going to use this?
Steganography can be misused, thats why I am asking?

Regards,
Jitendra Chittoda
Ulf Dittmer
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alex ki wrote:its a university graduation project
Jitendra Chittoda
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I know its university graduation project.
And as I said this can be misused.
Ulf Dittmer
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What do you mean by that?
Jitendra Chittoda
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see this
Ulf Dittmer
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All technology is dual-use, as it can always be used for good and evil. I can use a kitchen knife to kill someone, and use modern encryption to keep my diary where I chronicle that deed secret. Steganography is no different.
alex ki
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Jitendra Chittoda wrote:I know how Steganography works and how to implement.
But just wanted to ask, why you need that kind of application. And where and how you are going to use this?
Steganography can be misused, thats why I am asking?

Regards,
Jitendra Chittoda


its just a project i asked for a android graudation project idea in another forums and Steganography was The best idea
i spoke with my professor about the idea and enjoy it
new idea = high marks

its not for an evil things ... just want to have a special project
and thanks anyway
+ sry for my english
 
 
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