The Steg Chronicles: Information Hiding 101

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hances are you’ve already heard about information hiding at some point or another. On the off chance that you haven’t, I offer here a quick down and dirty as to what it is and how it works. Essentially, digital computing inherently makes it trivial to hide information in plain sight by abusing well-known aspects of digital file systems and commonly used internet protocols. Enter the shadowy world of digital…