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Posted on 2013/01/07


a quick re-post from Slashdot http://it.slashdot.org/story/13/01/07/1846238/hiding-secret-messages-in-skype-silences?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed

Hiding Secret Messages In Skype Silences by samzenpus
Orome1 writes “A group of researchers from the Institute of Telecommunications of the Warsaw University of Technology have devised a way to send and receive messages hidden in the data packets used to represent silences during a Skype call. After learning that Skype transmits voice data in 130-byte packets and the silences in 70-byte packets, the researchers came upon the idea of using the latter to conceal the sending and receiving of additional messages.”

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