The race to save the Internet from quantum hackers

The race to avoid wasting the Web from quantum hackers, learn by Benjamin Thompson.

Nearly every part we do on the Web is made doable by cryptographic algorithms, which scramble our knowledge to guard our privateness. Nevertheless, this privateness may very well be underneath risk. If quantum computer systems attain their potential these machines might crack present encryption methods — leaving our on-line knowledge weak.

To restrict the harm of this so known as ‘Q-day’, researchers are racing to develop new cryptographic methods, able to withstanding a quantum assault.

That is an audio model of our function: The race to avoid wasting the Web from quantum hackers

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