An upcoming publication  proposes a new pattern that exploits artificial reconnections. We already added it to the website as PT15 Artificial Retransmissions.
- Aleksandra Mileva, Aleksandar Velinov, Laura Hartmann, Steffen Wendzel, Wojciech Mazurczyk: Comprehensive Analysis of MQTT 5.0 Susceptibility to Network Covert Channels, Computers & Security, Elsevier, 2021.
Moreover, my (Steffen's) habilitation thesis is now available, its core topic are hiding patterns:
- Steffen Wendzel: Network Information Hiding: Terminology, Taxonomy, Methodology and Countermeasures (PDF), Habilitation Thesis, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Unversity of Hagen, submitted in Nov. 2019, colloquiums passed in Nov. 2020.
(links updated on Feb, 2nd)