[Tutor] encryption for files/passwords
bensherman at gmail.com
Sat May 19 06:48:47 CEST 2007
On 5/18/07, Rohan Deshpande <rohan.deshpande at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> I am writing a small python script to maintain some passwords and
> identity info. All the data is in an external file. what is the best
> way to encrypt/decrypt this file's data using a key? I am new to
> encryption methods let alone how to do it in python. I had a look at
> python-crypto, ezPyCrypto and yawPyCrypto but they seemed overkill?
If you only need to encrypt passwords, look at the crypt module - it does
one way password hashing.
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