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August 31st, 2010

Hackers crack commercial quantum encryption systems

Abstract:
It's just asking for trouble to describe an encryption system as 'unhackable - and now a Norwegian team claims to have cracked what's been hailed as the ultimate in secure communications, quantum cryptography.

And now the team in Erlangen, together with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), has found a technique to remotely control a key component of most of today's quantum cryptography systems, the photon detector.

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