Perfect undetectability of network steganography

Wojciech Frączek , Krzysztof Szczypiorski


The paper presents StegBlocks, which defines a new concept for performing undetectable hidden communication. StegBlocks is a general approach for constructing methods of network steganography. In StegBlocks, one has to determine objects with defined properties, which will be used to transfer hidden messages. The objects are dependent on a specific network protocol (or application) used as a carrier for a given network steganography method. Moreover, the paper presents the approach to perfect undetectability of network steganography, which was developed based on the rules of undetectability for general steganography. The approach to undetectability of network steganography was used to show the possibility of developing perfectly undetectable network steganography methods using the StegBlocks concept.
Author Wojciech Frączek (FEIT / IT)
Wojciech Frączek,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Krzysztof Szczypiorski (FEIT / IT)
Krzysztof Szczypiorski,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
Journal seriesSecurity and Communication Networks, ISSN 1939-0114, [1939-0122]
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.6
Keywords in Englishinformation hiding; network steganography
ASJC Classification1705 Computer Networks and Communications; 1710 Information Systems
ProjectThe Develpment of Digital Communicatios. Project leader: Siuzdak Jerzy, , Phone: +48 22 234-7868, start date 27-04-2015, end date 31-12-2016, IT/2015/statut, Completed
WEiTI Działalność statutowa
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 18-09-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 20.0, 18-09-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 1; Scopus Citations = 2; GS Citations = 6.0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 0.842; WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 1.067 (2) - 2016=1.022 (5)
Citation count*6 (2020-09-21)
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