sodium: 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.

Version: 1.1
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2017-03-30
Author: Jeroen Ooms
Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: (devel) (upstream)
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: libsodium (>= 1.0.3)
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: sodium results


Reference manual: sodium.pdf
Vignettes: How does cryptography work
Introduction to Sodium for R
Package source: sodium_1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-devel-UCRT:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): sodium_1.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): sodium_1.1.tgz, r-oldrel: sodium_1.1.tgz
Old sources: sodium archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: cyphr, encryptedRmd, epitrix, homomorpheR, keyring, plumber, safer
Reverse suggests: bigrquery, boxr, daiR, gargle, gmailr, googleCloudStorageR, googledrive, googlesheets4, openssl, remoter


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