sodium v1.0


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by Jeroen Ooms

A Modern and Easy-to-Use Crypto Library

Bindings to 'libsodium': a modern, easy-to-use software library for encryption, decryption, signatures, password hashing and more. Sodium uses curve25519, a state-of-the-art Diffie-Hellman function by Daniel Bernstein, which has become very popular after it was discovered that the NSA had backdoored Dual EC DRBG.

Functions in sodium

Name Description
Password storage Password Storage
Authenticated encryption Authenticated Encryption
Signatures Create and Verify Signatures
Simple encryption Anonymous Public-key Encryption (Sealed Box)
Sodium utilities Sodium Utilities
Key generation Keypair Generation
Diffie-Hellman Diffie-Hellman
Hash functions Hash Functions
Stream ciphers Stream Ciphers
Symmetric encryption Symmetric Encryption and Tagging
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Type Package
License MIT + file LICENSE
SystemRequirements libsodium (>= 1.0.3)
VignetteBuilder knitr
RoxygenNote 6.0.1
NeedsCompilation yes
Packaged 2017-03-18 18:35:58 UTC; jeroen
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2017-03-18 22:14:43 UTC
suggests knitr , rmarkdown
Contributors Jeroen Ooms

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