integrating GPG with deniable steganography

Marlow, Andrew (London) MarloAnd at
Tue Mar 20 15:40:06 CET 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Florian Weimer [SMTP:fw at]
> Sent:	Tuesday, March 20, 2001 2:35 PM
> To:	Marlow, Andrew (London)
> Cc:	gnupg-devel at
> Subject:	Re: integrating GPG with deniable steganography
> "Marlow, Andrew (London)" <MarloAnd at> writes:
> > 	[Marlow, Andrew (London)]  For steg to work we must assume that
> > Wendy has
> > 	knowledge of all steg algorithms. Otherwise its just security
> > through obscurity.
> I think no steganography algorithms with this property are a publicly
> known today.  Steganography is about at the level cryptography was
> several hundred years ago.
	[Marlow, Andrew (London)]  How depressing.
	Well I would rather not use steg than use a form of steg that is
security-through-obscurity (STO). The trouble with STO is that is gives an
ill-founded sense of well-being. STO does not work.

	I still think that deniable steg is possible and other posts on this
thread seem to agree. But it is hard and we are in the early stages of

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