Review of Digital Data Protection Using the Traditional Methods, Steganography and Cryptography

  • Chinmaya M. DharmadhikariEmail author
  • Rejo Mathew
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 49)


The following paper reviews software protection methods by using the methods of steganography, cryptography to safeguard the running applications on pc as well as mobile applications. The software applications these days gets most of the work done for professional use as well as other purposes. The major issues faced by the software developer or publisher are of software piracy. All the major software these days are circulated and pirated through the internet. Thus using steganography and other techniques the goal is to solve the problem of software piracy. The solutions for protecting software from getting pirated are stated in this paper.


Steganography Data protection Stego image Software developer JSON HDD MAC address Database LSB (least significant bit) Ciphertext StegoDB XOR Blowfish Edge detection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of I.T., Mukesh Patel School of Technology and ManagementNMIMSMumbaiIndia

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