Python-RSA version 3.0 released

Hacking, the analog way

Python-RSA version 3.0 has been released. A lot of things have been improved:

  • Much more secure
  • Following industrial standard PKCS#1; this means compatibility with OpenSSL
  • Ability to create and verify detached signatures
  • More elegant method of encrypting large files
  • Ability to save and load keys in PEM and DER format
  • Extensive documentation
  • More efficient key generation

Check the Python-RSA page for more information!

Update: in the mean time 3.0.1 has been released, which removes an import of the “abc” module. This should make the code compatible with Python 2.5 again. All the documentation (including installation instructions) are the same as before.

dr. Sybren A. Stüvel
dr. Sybren A. Stüvel
Open Source software developer, photographer, drummer, and electronics tinkerer