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steganography definition

Hiding a secret message within a larger one in such a way that others can not discern the presence or contents of the hidden message. For example, a message might be hidden within an image by changing the least significant bits to be the message bits.
[Chaffing and Winnowing: Confidentiality without Encryption, Ronald L. Rivest, MIT Lab for Computer Science, 1998-03-22 (].
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