Steganography: How to hide personal data’s in an image file

steganography – Hello guy’s in this tutorial we are going to discuss how to hide our personal information in an image file. if you use lots of social media accounts are bank details definitely save your password in notepad. if you save your password in notepad, some can be seeing it. so if you hide your all username and password in the image it is very secure.

Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file

What is steganography?

steganography is a technique of hiding information behind the scene. it is not like cryptography which focuses on encrypting data through different algorithms like MD5, SHA1, etc. steganography focuses more on hiding the data

can be a file, image, message, or video

within another file, image, message, or video to avoid any attraction.

What is the use of steganography

There are many ways to conceal information using steganography. The most common method is by embedding information into digital images. We all know that digital images say, a JPEG image, contain several megabytes of data in the form of pixels. This allows some room for someone to embed steganographic information within the digital file.

Use comment prompt to hide files in a jpg image (Termux)

If you are a termux user, you can use a command in the terminal to hide your files in an image. this command combines both the files that you want to hide and the image that you choose to use in a single image file.
when you open this image file, it appears as a regular image with nothing indicating there are files hidden in it.
keep a JPG photo-ready with you on your termux root directory as you will be hiding your files in it.
Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file
 
Step 1:
 
To install this steghide on your termux application open the termux and type the following command

pkg install steghide

Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file
Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file

Step 2:

Now run this by executing the following comment in terminal to hide txt file into image file

steghide embed -cf (image file) -ef (txt file)

Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file

Enter the password to hide the txt file into the image

Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file

That’s it successfully hide txt file into image

Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file

How to extract hidden text files?

Now run this by executing the following comment in the terminal to extract the hidden text file.

steghide extract -sf (image name )

Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file
Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file
Steganography: How to hide personal data's in an image file

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