Encrypted Logging in python

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Fri Jan 9 11:16:05 CET 2009

On Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:21:09 -0800, koranthala wrote:

> I was wondering if there is a mechanism to encrypt logging automatically
> in python.
>    The issue is as follows:
>     (a) An application (after py2exe) will go as executable and there
> is no need for the user to know that it is written in python. If an
> exception occurs and it is logged, then the user can understand it is
> written in python.
>     (b) A security threat. If an exception occurs, the code is seen by
> the user - and possibly be misused.

Security by obscurity is not security. If your application isn't secure 
against people who know what language is written in, then it isn't secure.


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