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Super easy asymmetric encryption for python

Project description

Super easy asymmetric encryption for python

Introduction

python-asymcrypt is a wrapper around pycryptodome to make it even more easier for asymmetric encryption.

Installation

With pip

pip install asymcrypt

Usage

Generate keys files

import asymcrypt

asymcrypt.generate_keys('my_private_key_file.pem','my_public_key_file.pem')

Encrypt data

data = 'A string, not an unicode'
encrypted_data = asymcrypt.encrypt_data(data,'my_public_key_file.pem')

Decrypt data

data = asymcrypt.decrypt_data(encrypted_data,'my_private_key_file.pem')

Passphrase

As an option, you can use passphrase option in each functions to generate encrypted keys and read them when using encrypt/decrypt_data() functions

Base64

By default, output/input are binary. Nevertheless, you can encode into base64 in encrypt_data() by using option out_format='base64' or decode from base64 in decrypt_data() by using option in_format='base64'

Command line

Asymcrypt provides 3 commands :

To generate keys pair

asymgenkeys -priv private_key.pem -pub public_key.pem

To encrypt

asymencrypt -k public_key.pem -in file_to_encrypt.txt -out dest_file.enc

To decrypt

asymdecrypt -k private_key.pem -in encrypted_file.enc -out dest_file.txt

Note : you may use option -b or --base64 to encode/decode in base64 and -p or --passphrase to specify a passphrase to encrypt/decrypt keys

News

0.0.4 (2018-10-01)

  • Add console commands

  • Keys files are now cached

0.0.2 (2018-09-28)

  • First running version

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