[messaging] Do quantum attacks/algos also lead to compromise of PFS?

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Sun Jan 25 11:04:08 PST 2015

On Jan 25, 2015, at 10:42 AM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wrote a blog post about this a couple years ago FWIW:
> http://tonyarcieri.com/imperfect-forward-secrecy-the-coming-cryptocalypse

Thanks for sharing that Tony!

In that post, you wrote:

"More good news: quantum computers suck at breaking symmetric encryption"

Do you have a citation for that? It conflicts with what I've heard from others.

(Anyone else, feel free to jump in if you happen to know the answer.)


Please do not email me anything that you are not comfortable also sharing with the NSA.

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