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Re: Hiding Encrypted Messages
Eric Fogleman writes:
> > a) This method has essentially the same complexity, as one-time pad,
> > but without it's strength.
> Insert pgp-encrypted (not plaintext) into the sound file... It's then
> no weaker that pgp.
Please... I said: "It's as cumbersome, as one-time pad, but
without one-time pad security." Yes, it can be made as
secure as PGP, but it's still less safe, than
> Use a "windows sound system" board and record yourself talking --
> No "reference source"... The codec on that board has better than
> two bits of noise per 16 bit word through the ADC channel...
Then you're creating a sort-of one-time pad, which you now
must convey securely to your correspondent. And this system
is still much less safe, than one-time pad, because of some
possible regularities in the lower bits (now I admit I know
very little of what such a recording would look like, so in
fact it MIGHT be as safe as "real" one-time pad).