New Steganography Technique by Integrating Genetic Algorithm and Data Hiding


  • Shahbaa Mohammed Abdulmaged a Al-Iraqia University, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Nadia Mohammed Abdulmaged University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Saba Abdulbaqi Salman Al-Iraqia University, Baghdad, Iraq



Cryptography, genetic algorithm, steganography, data protection, security


There is a great need of internet applications that involves data to be sent in an extra safe way. Steganography and cryptography help in providing data safety. Steganography hides the existence of message by inserting data in some other digital media and Cryptography transforms data in to cipher object that can be in unreadable form to normal user. To resume the defense of data defeating and communication over internet, this paper suggests a hybrid heuristic, integrating a genetic algorithm and steganography technique to efficiently solve this problem.

Computational results show that the suggested technique can significant improvement the performance of a genetic algorithm for this problem, this was proven by the results of the comparison between the suggested technique and several other proposed systems. Genetic Algorithm is used for pixel variety of image where secret data is to be hidden so that detection of secret data become multifarious


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How to Cite

Mohammed Abdulmaged , S., Mohammed Abdulmaged , N., & Abdulbaqi Salman , S. (2024). New Steganography Technique by Integrating Genetic Algorithm and Data Hiding. Journal of Al-Qadisiyah for Computer Science and Mathematics, 16(2), Comp. 112–117 .



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