NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Sat Jan 4 12:10:27 CET 2014

On 04-01-2014 0:07, Filip M. Nowak wrote:

> “The irony of quantum computing is that if you can imagine someone
> building a quantum computer that can break encryption a few decades into
> the future, then you need to be worried right now,” Lidar said. [1]

There exists already quantum-computing resistant crypto algorithms:

Perhaps it's about time to start talking about implementing them in GnuPG?

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html

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