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A command line interface for the **** API - speaks keepass.

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A command line interface for the API - speaks keepass.


$ pip install hibpcli


check all passwords in your keepass database

$ hibpcli check-keepass PATHTOKEEPASSDB --password PASSWORDFORKEEPASSDB

The passwords of following entries are leaked:
[Entry: "test_title (test_user)"]

check a single password

$ hibpcli check-password --password PASSWORD

Please change your password!

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run all tests and linters


run tests for Python 3.8 only

tox -e py38

pass through e.g. verbose argument to pytest

tox -e py38 -- -vv

generate coverage

tox -e coverage


0.6.0 (07.11.2021)


  • add support for Python 3.10


  • loosen restriction on pykeepass (@denvera)

0.5.1 (07.02.2021)


0.5.0 (06.01.2021)


  • add the bandit security checker
  • add support for Python 3.9
  • add type annotations
  • improve message when there are no known leaks for a password (@eumiro)
  • provide user friendly error message when given password is wrong
  • provide caching for password lookups (@eumiro)


  • run coverage directly instead of pytest-cov
  • use gh actions instead of Travis

0.4.1 (30.09.2020)


  • add packaging guideline


  • run linters via pre-commit

0.4.0 (25.05.2020)


  • introduce tox
  • introduce flake8
  • introduce flake8-click
  • introduce coverage via coveralls
  • add beta classifier


  • improve readme
  • convert README and CHANGES to rst format
  • use instead of flit for packaging
  • move source code in src directory
  • update versions of installation dependencies
  • subcommand to check a single password now is check-password
  • subcommand to check a keepass db now is check-keepass

0.3.0 (03.11.2019)


  • add new subcommand “password” for checking a single password
  • add pdb++ to dev dependencies
  • add some basic error handling
  • add some classifiers

0.2.0 (02.11.2019)


  • add path option to keepass subcommand
  • add password option to keepass subcommand


  • update dependencies

0.1.0 (01.11.2019)


  • add support for Python 3.7
  • add support for Python 3.8
  • create a “hibpcli” script


  • use “black” code formatter
  • update dependencies
  • remove requirements-dev.txt
  • put test requirements in pyproject.toml

0.0.3 (29.01.2019)


  • add a separate file for changes
  • add info about testing and coverage
  • add more info for –help dialog


  • do not show password when being entered
  • move keepass check into subcommand
  • check “path input” whether it is a file
  • improved tests and coverage (currently 100%)

0.0.2 (22.01.2019)


  • add dependencies to pyproject.toml

0.0.1 (22.01.2019)

  • initial release

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