Project Reference: NCS131

Student’s Name: Zak Smith

Project title: Stenography Utilizing Windows OS and File-System Artefacts

Course Title: Bachelor of Science with Honours Computer Forensics

Supervisor’s Name: Shahid Shabbir

This project is an illustrated a new methodology & written a comprehensive guide to assist with Computer Forensics investigations.

Registry Hives (SAM, SECURITY, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM) have often been used to store various increments of data about the users Operating system, in this study an attempt is made to explore the concept, by embedding Secret message files within these Registry Hives.

The prime beneficiaries of this project would be the Computer Forensics industries and law enforcement industry as this would serve as a guide to inform, to educate and to demonstrate a unique Stenography methodology.