Yikes, “NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption.”

This sounds like we are never going to have any privacy.

In room-size metal boxes ­secure against electromagnetic leaks, the National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and government records around the world.

According to documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the effort to build “a cryptologically useful quantum computer” — a machine exponentially faster than classical computers — is part of a $79.7 million research program titled “Penetrating Hard Targets.” Much of the work is hosted under classified contracts at a laboratory in College Park, Md.

Source:  Washington Post

 

Check Also

Daily Roundup: 2023-01-20

Today, TechPowerUp has EVGA Z790 CLASSIFIED review, Tweaktown has TEAM T-Force Vulcan Alpha DDR5-6000 review, …

Daily Roundup: 2023-01-18

Today, TechPowerUp has Neo Forza TRINITY DDR5-6000 CL40 review, NikKTech has Neo Forza MARS RGB …

Leave a Reply

Camping Tent
instagram default popup image round
Follow Me
502k 100k 3 month ago
Share