[Cryptography] [FORGED] Re: NSA looking for quantum-computing resistant encryption. How will encryption be affected by quantum computing
pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Sep 1 03:47:55 EDT 2015
Steve Weis <steveweis at gmail.com> writes:
>As far as I know, the record for factoring with Shor's algorithm is the
I thought it was fifteen. If it's now 21 then that's a tremendous amount of
progress in the last decade, you now need to train a dog to bark seven times
instead of five .
(In case it's not obvious, I'm not losing any sleep at all over quantum
anything, it's down at about position 9,000 in the list of practical attacks
against crypto-using applications. I'll get back to it when the preceding
8,999 have been addressed).
 "The state of the art in quantum cryptanalysis is factoring the number 15.
The same can be achieved with a dog trained to bark five times.
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