MIT Technology Review: Hackers are stealing data today so quantum computers can crack it in a decade

MIT Technology Review: Hackers are stealing data today so quantum computers can crack it in a decade. “While they wrestle with the immediate danger posed by hackers today, US government officials are preparing for another, longer-term threat: attackers who are collecting sensitive, encrypted data now in the hope that they’ll be able to unlock it at some point in the future. The threat comes from quantum computers, which work very differently from the classical computers we use today.”

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