Malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography, a digital version of an ancient technique of hiding messages inside images, to conceal the tracks of their activities on an attacked computer, according to a new report from security provider Kaspersky Lab.

Researchers have seen at least three cyber espionage operations using this technique. It’s also being actively adopted by regular cyber criminals, in addition to cyber espionage actors, the report said.

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