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Python 3 password hashing library

Project description

Wachtwoord is a password hashing library currently specific to Python 3. It was written as none of the existing password hashing libraries supported Python 3. Porting one of the existing libraries could have been an option. However writing Wachtwoord proofed a good exercise in creating a complete Python package for distribution.

Supported hashing schemes

At the moment only one specific scheme is supported: PBKDF2 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PBKDF2>

The algorithm implemented here was modelled after/copied from: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/287517/encrypting-hashing-plain-text-passwords-in-database/287883#287883

Basic Usage

from wachtwoord.pbkdf2 import Engine
engine = Engine()
hash_encoded_password = engine.hash('secret_123')
print(hash_encoded_password)

is_correct_password = engine.verify('secret_123', hash_encoded_password)
print(is_correct_password)

or alternatively:

from wachtwoord.pbkdf2 import hash_password, verify_password
hash_encoded_password = hash_password('secret_123')
print(hash_encoded_password)

is_correct_password = verify_password('secret_123', hash_encoded_password)
print(is_correct_password)

Origin of the name Wachtwoord

Wachtwoord is Dutch for password.

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