Jpg( jpeg ) is one of the most widely used image formats nowadays, everyone has thousands of photos in jpeg format on his/her hard drive, this makes jpeg file an ideal container to hide sensitive files.
1, Steghide UI
Steghide UI is the GUI of Steghide – an open source steganography software for Windows and Linux. Steghide UI allows to embed any type of file into a file of WAV | BMP | JPEG | AU format. It provides the option to compress the output file and encrypt it with password protection, it supports a wide range of encryption types including Arcfour, Blowfish, Cast-128, Cast-256, DES, Enigma, Gost, Loki97, Rc2, Rijndael-128/192/256, Saferplus, Serpent, TripleDES, Twofish, Wake, Xtea.
You can play the output wav file with any media player, view the output image file with any photo browser.
Steghide UI requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 to be installed, it supports most popular Windows platforms, you can download it from Sourceforge.net and Softpedia. Steghide UI is open source, it’s written in c# language.
This is a lightweight and portable utility that allows users to hide any compressed files inside a specified jpeg file for free. The output jpeg file looks same as an general one, you can open it with any image viewer. To browser and extract all the secret files, just open it with WinZip, WinRAR or 7Zip.
Jpg+FileBinder works on most popular Windows OSes, it’s a 308KB download available from Softpedia.