A Warsaw-based security researcher says the packets that Skype sends during silence can be used to carry secret messages in a conversation. When participants in a call are speaking, Skype sends the audio in 130-byte packets, while during silence it sends 70-byte packets. According to New Scientist, Wojciech Mazurczyk of Warsaw …
There Is More Than One Way To Do It (encoding "nothing", of course)
That's easy for you to say
Are the names of the researchers also encrypted?
The idea of encrypting silence so it is impossible to detect is not new. TV and AM radio have been using this technique for years.
Now you see me, now you..
Here's an example
Decrypt of the above:- silence rulez lol
No icon, cos that's encrypted too
The Answer: Silent Circle
Let them have a go a the latest Phil Zimmerman project. Keys, on the server, self-destruct in 24-hours. And no logging.
"You have the right to remain silent..."
....but failure to provide the decryption keys to your silence will result in an automatic sentence under a future provsion of RIPA.
...is still steganography, no chance for a neologism here ;-(
Re: Sound steganography
"Sound steganography ...is still steganography, no chance for a neologism here ;-("