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Obfuscate text with classic encryption algorithms.

Obfuscate and unobfuscate text using classical encryption algorithms. Includes:

  • Caesar cipher, rot13, rot5, rot18, rot47
  • atbash
  • Playfair, Playfair6 and Playfair16
  • Railfence (encryption only)
  • Keyword
  • Affine
  • Vigenere
  • frob (xor)
  • and others.
  • Requires Python 2.5 or 2.6.



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Kelly Hopkins

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26 February 2010

Leaders and contributors

Steven D'Aprano Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/obfuscate
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/obfuscate

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 March 2018.


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