What is the use of Steghide?

Steghide is a steganography tool that uses a passcode to hide private files within the image or audio file. BMP and JPEG picture types are supported, as well as AU and WAV audio formats. The file is encrypted by default using the Rijndael algorithm, with a key size of 128 bits.

What algorithm does Steghide use?

Steghide is a steganography program that allows you to hide confidential files inside an image or audio file with a passphrase. Supports BMP and JPEG image formats, AU and WAV audio formats. By default it uses Rijndael algorithm to encrypt the file and the key size is 128 bits.

What is Steghide in Kali?

Steghide is steganography program which hides bits of a data file in some of the least significant bits of another file in such a way that the existence of the data file is not visible and cannot be proven.

What file formats does Steghide support?

The JPEG, BMP, WAV and AU file formats are supported for use as cover file. There are no restrictions on the format of the secret data. Steghide uses a graph-theoretic approach to steganography.

How do you decode steghide?

To decode a hidden message from an image, just choose an image and hit the Decode button. Neither the image nor the message that has been hidden will be at any moment transmitted over the web, all the magic happens within your browser.

Does steghide support PNG?

There are various steganography tools available but the part that differentiates it is that it uses a variety of algorithms to encrypt the data. Moreover, Steghide supports to hide data behind any image(jpg/jpeg/png/gif/bmp), audio (mp3/wav), excel, etc.

Can steghide be used in Windows?

In Windows, we can download Steghide from http://steghide.sourceforge.net/download.php. After downloading we just have to unzip the files and use them via cmd. In Linux, You must first install Steghide.

How use steghide command in Linux?

The command line steghide info will print information about and then ask you if you would like to get information about data that is embedded in that file. If you answer with yes you have to supply the passphrase that was used to embed the data in that file.

How is steganography detected?

The most common way that steganography is discovered on a machine is through the detection of the steganography software on the machine. Then comes the arduous task of locating 11 of the files that may possibly contain hidden data. Other, more manual stego techniques may be as simple as hiding text behind other text.

How do you decode Steghide?

Does Steghide support MP4?

Check out the challenge description as well, they have mentioned about the passphrase (password = password). Steghide uses a passphrase to embed data in a cover file (only JPEG, BMP, WAV, AU). We got an MP4 file that steghide won’t support and steghide is part of the challenge.