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A Highly Secure Video Steganography using Hamming Code (7, 4)

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dc.contributor.author Mstafa, Ramadhan J.
dc.contributor.author Elleithy, Khaled M.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-13T13:53:55Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-13T13:53:55Z
dc.date.issued 2014-05-02
dc.identifier.other 10.1109/LISAT.2014.6845191
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1678
dc.description.abstract Due to the high speed of internet and advances in technology, people are becoming more worried about information being hacked by attackers. Recently, many algorithms of steganography and data hiding have been proposed. Steganography is a process of embedding the secret information inside the host medium (text, audio, image and video). Concurrently, many of the powerful steganographic analysis software programs have been provided to unauthorized users to retrieve the valuable secret information that was embedded in the carrier files. Some steganography algorithms can be easily detected by steganalytical detectors because of the lack of security and embedding efficiency. In this paper, we propose a secure video steganography algorithm based on the principle of linear block code. Nine uncompressed video sequences are used as cover data and a binary image logo as a secret message. The pixels’ positions of both cover videos and a secret message are randomly reordered by using a private key to improve the system’s security. Then the secret message is encoded by applying Hamming code (7, 4) before the embedding process to make the message even more secure. The result of the encoded message will be added to random generated values by using XOR function. After these steps that make the message secure enough, it will be ready to be embedded into the cover video frames. In addition, the embedding area in each frame is randomly selected and it will be different from other frames to improve the steganography scheme’s robustness. Furthermore, the algorithm has high embedding efficiency as demonstrated by the experimental results that we have obtained. Regarding the system’s quality, the Pick Signal to Noise Ratio (PSNR) of stego videos are above 51 dB, which is close to the original video quality. The embedding payload is also acceptable, where in each video frame we can embed 16 Kbits and it can go up to 90 Kbits without noticeable degrading of the stego video’s quality. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.subject Video steganography en_US
dc.subject Hamming code en_US
dc.subject Linear block code en_US
dc.subject Security en_US
dc.subject Embedding efficiency en_US
dc.subject Embedding payload en_US
dc.title A Highly Secure Video Steganography using Hamming Code (7, 4) en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.event.location Farmingdale, NY, USA en_US
dc.event.name Systems, Applications and Technology Conference (LISAT) en_US


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