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

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Sun Jan 25 15:52:05 PST 2015

On Jan 25, 2015, at 1:20 PM, Mike Hamburg <mike at shiftleft.org> wrote:
> So, I'm not at all a quantum computing expert, but so far as I know they just aren't expected to work like this.  There almost certainly won't be an oracle which will distinguish with high probability between a register that's all zeros and one with a 2^-n amplitude to be nonzero.

Am not an QM computing expert either, but for our sake I hope it turns out that you're right, because if you aren't, then modern cryptography will have been defeated by what effectively amounts to magic.

- Greg

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

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