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Irish teen creates unbreakable encryption

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A sixteen-year-old boy from Ireland appears to have come up with a solution to the security problem posed by quantum computing’s superior decryption abilities. Shane Curran’s idea involves cutting up (or sharding) data and storing it in numerous locations (multijurisdictional), making its reassembly impossible. Secure data storage is one of… Read more »

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Encryption may fail in quantum computers of the future

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The advent of so-called quantum computers is giving rise to fears that the encryption process that many people rely upon to protect their data could be breached by unscrupulous individuals, thereby rendering this seemingly fail-safe security measure valueless. This latest development has been revealed by experts at the National Security… Read more »

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