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How future quantum computers will threaten today's encrypted data

5 days ago   |   By Phys.org

The era of full-fledged quantum computers threatens to destroy internet security as we know it. Researchers are in a race against time to prepare new cryptographic techniques before the arrival of quantum computers, as cryptographers Tanja Lange (Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands) and Daniel J. Bernstein describe today in the journal Nature. In their publication, they analyze the options available for a post-quantum cryptography future.
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Apple is creating a future without passwords where computers just 'know' who you are - and that might trigger the death of the smartphone

Apple is creating a future without passwords where computers just 'know' who you are - and that might trigger the death of the smartphone

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Face ID has the potential to usher in a "Minority Report"-like future where passwords and security logins no longer exist.
If all devices and software automatically know who you are, and your bank account is linked to your ID, then you don't need a device. You just need you.
UBS analysts Steven Milunovich and Benjamin Wilson believe Apple is creating a new "Ambient Paradigm" of computing that will replace the smartphone era.
The iPhone is threatened by Face ID in the same way that your wallet or purse is currently threatened by your iPhone.
The most interesting new technology Apple...
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