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A Novel Steganography Approach for Hiding QR Codes by Using 2-D Discrete Wavelet Transformation



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Journal of Information Systems Security
Volume 11, Number 2 (2015)
Pages 131148
ISSN 1551-0123 (Print)
ISSN 1551-0808 (Online)
Damir Omerasevic — PrinTec Group of Companies, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dragan Pleskonjic — GTECH, Serbia
Narcis Behlilovic — University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sasa Mrdovic — University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Information Institute Publishing, Washington DC, USA




This paper proposes a novel steganographic method which uses Discrete Wavelet Transformation (DWT) for hiding secret messages. The secret message is embedded in the QR Code. The QR Code carries a secret message, which is created by a GNU Privacy Guard (GPG), which is signed and encrypted by RSA keys.




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