[cryptography] ... the Impossible takes a little longer

Randall rvh40 at insightbb.com
Tue Aug 31 10:55:51 EDT 2010


> Lasers crack commercial encryption systems, leaving no trace.
>
> Quantum hackers have performed the first 'invisible' attack on two
> commercial quantum cryptographic systems. By using lasers on the  
> systems
> — which use quantum states of light to encrypt information for
> transmission — they have fully cracked their encryption keys, yet left
> no trace of the hack. [SNIP]
>
> http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100829/full/news.2010.436.html
>
> http://snipurl.com/10z62k




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