quantum cryptography

Quantum mechanics allows ‘cryptography over longer distances’

October 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are developing a new, more secure way to send such information across far distances, using existing cables and the ... Read more...

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Hackers perform first ‘invisible attack’ on quantum cryptographic systems

August 30th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Hackers have performed the first 'invisible' attack on two commercial quantum cryptographic systems.They have fully cracked their encryption keys using lasers on the systems, without leaving any trace ... Read more...

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World Cup deploys new technology to baffle hackers

June 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington June 22 (ANI): South-African physicists are working on a technology called'Quantum Cryptography' to thwart hackers from leaking out information about the FIFA World Cup.It will prevent hackers from monitoring videos, ... Read more...

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Commercial quantum cryptography system hacked

May 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Scientists have succeeded in completely hacking a commercial quantum encryption system for the first time ever.Theoretically quantum cryptography - using quantum systems to encrypt information securely - is ... Read more...

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Scientists build largest ever quantum key distribution network

July 2nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers from across Europe have united to build the largest quantum key distribution (QKD) network ever built.The efforts of 41 research and industrial organisations were realised as secure, ... Read more...

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How scientists made fast quantum communication possible

April 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University's Cavendish Laboratory have developed high speed detectors that are capable of receiving information with much higher key rates, thereby able to receive ... Read more...

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Scientists demonstrate laser with controlled polarization

April 13th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A team of scientists has demonstrated, for the first time, lasers in which the direction of oscillation of the emitted radiation, known as polarization, can be designed and ... Read more...

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New internet security system no longer secure

November 1st, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Researchers have cracked the so-called McEliece encryption system, to potentially secure Internet traffic during the age of quantum computing in future.The attack succeeded last month by means of ... Read more...

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World’’s first unbreakable quantum encryption unveiled

October 10th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Data security worries could soon be an anxiety of the past, courtesy the world''s first computer network protected by unbreakable quantum encryption.The EU-sponsored project (called SECO-QC) has ... Read more...

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Laser can crack unbreakable quantum communications

October 4th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new research has found that by shining a bright laser into sensitive equipment that uses the technology of quantum cryptography, makes it possible to hijack communications ... Read more...

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New method enables more cost-effective quantum key distribution

May 31st, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have demonstrated a simpler and potentially lower-cost method for distributing strings of digits, or ... Read more...

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