• Description: used to hide and retrieve files, files can be easily hidden using steganography by running something like cat Dog.jpg > Dog2.jpg which hides the zip inside the jpg file

  • Installation: sudo apt-get install steghide

  • Usage

    • To hide secretmessage.txt inside dog.jpg: steghide embed -cf dog.jpg -ef secretmessage.txt

      • embed: specifies operation

      • -cf dog.jpg: cover file using dog.jpg

      • -ef secretmessage.txt: embedded file using secretmessage.txt

    • To extract hidden file: steghide extract -sf dog.jpg

      • extract: specifies operation

      • -sf dog.jpg: steganogrphy flag to specify file with potentially hidden data

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