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Category Archives: Quantum Cryptography
Throwing cold water on the Quantum Internet
There has been a lot of loose talk lately about a coming “Quantum Internet”. I was asked about it recently by a journalist and gave him this curmudgeonly answer, hoping to redirect some of the naive enthusiasm: …First let me … Continue reading
Let Eve do the heavy lifting, while John and Won-Young keep her honest.
Photon detectors have turned out to be an Achilles’ heel for quantum key distribution (QKD), inadvertently opening the door of Bob’s lab to subtle side-channel attacks, most famously quantum hacking, in which a macroscopic light signal from Eve subverts Bob’s … Continue reading
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