secret message hidden in an image

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Aug 13 22:32:24 CEST 2004

"Guyon Morée" <gumuz at> wrote in message
news:411cd06a$0$3888$4d4ebb8e at
> hi, i wrote a little script which can 'hide' a piece of text in an image
> using python and PIL
> i wrote about it on my blog, if you like to read it go to:

For those who don't know, this is called steganography.  An interesting
challenge is to embed a message in a way that is both hard to detect and
that survives lossy compression, as with .jpgs.

Terry J. Reedy

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