Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography

This isn't the result image with the hidden files, because when i upload it it has been converted to jpg.

You can download the original file from:

http://www.instructables.com/files/orig/FUU/XR4X/I...

The password is "a".

To make this instructable you will need:

  • A unix based os with a compresion tool like rar and the cat command, or windows with a compresion tool.
  • Some secret files.
  • An inocent image in png or jpg format.

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    Step 1: Gets started!

    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography

    You need to put yours secret files in a folder. And in the parent directory you can put the image.

    Open a bash terminal. And change the directory to the secret folder parent.

    Like in the image.

    Step 2: Compress the secret directory.

    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography

    Use the rar command to compress the information. You must use a password to increase the security.

    rar a out.rar mega-secret-files -hp

    You can also use other compressed formats.

    Like in the image.

    Step 3: Use cat to concatenate both files. Or type in windows

    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography

    The next step is concatenate both files with the command:

    cat image.png out.rar > newimage.pngIf you are using windows:
    type image.png out.rar > newimage.png

    BOOM! the picture with the hidden files is ready.

    Step 4: Let's recover the information.

    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
    Secure your data hiding them in images. Steganography
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    To acces to the information you only need rename the extension of the image to rar. And then you can open with the archive manager.

    Put the password.

    Extract the information.

    Like in the images.

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