GPG's vulnerability to quantum cryptography

Johan Wevers johanw at
Fri Jul 4 23:01:55 CEST 2014

On 04-07-2014 15:47, David Q. wrote:

> * Is there simply no general interest to address this at this time in the
> cryptographic/PGP community?

There exists public-key algorithms that are resistant against quantum
computers, see for example, an
overview can be found on .

However, they are usually not as well analysed als ElGamal and RSA,  and
they often require quite large keys to be secure against known attacks.
For these reasons I would not trust them yet.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at

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