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Hacking, Cryptography, and the Countdown to Quantum Computing

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Quantum computing

In a laboratory in Shanghai, researchers work on developing a quantum computera new kind of machine that could make hacking much more common.

Credit: Zhejiang Daily / AP

Given the recent ubiquity of cyber-scandals—Colin Powell’s stolen e-mails, Simone Biles's leaked medical records, half a billion plundered Yahoo accounts—you might get the impression that hackers can already break into just about any computer they want.

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