Date Added: Dec 2012
The biggest threat in the data transfer is through any medium is, the chance for it being hacked. Any information, these days are hack able. So utmost care has to be taken for any communication to be done, in particular, if confidential. The so claimed most sheltered data have also been hacked now-a-days. The digital watermarking is a widely used method for information hiding to authenticate as well as secure the content in an image. This paper describes a hybrid watermarking technique to embed a secret message into an image using visual cryptography and SLSB (Selected Least Significant Bit) encryption techniques.