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2013 IEEE Security and Privacy Workshops (2013)
San Francisco, CA, USA USA
May 23, 2013 to May 24, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-4799-0458-7
pp: 151-157
The paper proposes StegTorrent a new network steganographic method for the popular P2P file transfer service -- BitTorrent. It is based on modifying the order of data packets in the peer-peer data exchange protocol. Unlike other existing steganographic methods that modify the packets' order it does not require any synchronization. Experimental results acquired from prototype implementation proved that it provides high steganographic bandwidth of up to 270 b/s while introducing little transmission distortion and providing difficult detectability.
P2P, network steganography, BitTorrent, information hiding

P. Kopiczko, W. Mazurczyk and K. Szczypiorski, "StegTorrent: A Steganographic Method for the P2P File Sharing Service," 2013 IEEE Security and Privacy Workshops(SPW), San Francisco, CA, USA USA, 2013, pp. 151-157.
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