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Code wars: steganography, signals intelligence, and terrorism
Conway, Maura
This paper describes and discusses the process of secret communication known as steganography. The argument advanced here is that terrorists are unlikely to be employing digital steganography to facilitate secret intra-group communication as has been claimed. This is because terrorist use of digital steganography is both technically and operationally implausible. The position adopted in this paper is that terrorists are likely to employ low-tech steganography such as semagrams and null ciphers instead.
Keyword(s): Terrorism; digital steganography
Publication Date:
2003
Type: Other
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Dublin City University
Citation(s): Conway, Maura ORCID: 0000-0003-4216-8592 <https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4216-8592> (2003) Code wars: steganography, signals intelligence, and terrorism. Knowledge, Technology, and Policy, 16 (2). pp. 45-62. ISSN 1874-6314
Publisher(s): Springer Netherlands
File Format(s): application/pdf
Related Link(s): http://doras.dcu.ie/494/1/know_tech_pol_16_2_2003.pdf,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12130-003-1026-4
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