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A hacky implementation of One-time pad

Project description

One-Time-Pad Python is a command-line encryption tool, which uses an encryption mechanism very similar to One-time Pad (Duh. Thanks for telling that)

Installation

Install it using pip:

$ pip install onetimepad

Usage

To use it from the command-line, run:

$ onetimepad

Or, import the onetimepad module in your script:

#!/usr/bin/env python3

import onetimepad

cipher = onetimepad.encrypt('some text', 'a_random_key')
msg = onetimepad.decrypt(cipher, 'a_random_key')

Security

  1. The crypted message is very easy to crack if the length of key is less than the length of message.
  2. In any case, the key is not nescessarily random, which makes this tool as good as a toy.
  3. Thus, do not encrypt any real private stuff, it won’t protect you from the NSA. It is just a hack.

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This project is licensed under the terms of MIT LICENSE, please see LICENSE file for more details.

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