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Submission + - Printing Hidden Messages

pershino writes: The BBC is reporting that Fujitsu are pushing a printed image steganography technology that can be decoded using a photographic camera (for example, on a mobile phone) and software that can easily extract hidden data from image. They suggest that uses for this could be to connect the real world to the virtual, allowing companies to provide links to websites and include extra information. However, if the software decoded the image and then treated it as executable code, the world could then be facing a new real-to-digital world virus threat!

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