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So The NSA Wants A Quantum Computer That Cracks Tough Encryption!

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Sooooo…one of the newest headlines in the tech world is that the NSA is looking to get their hands on a quantum computer that is capable of cracking tough encryption… If you’re a conspiracy theorist or…let’s face it, a regular any man at this point, then you are already familiar with the “rumor” that the NSA is quite in tune ...

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MD5 Algorithm Hacked By Playstation 3 Cluster

No joke. The MD5 algorithm, which is used widespread around the web for encryption, has been broken. A group of researchers used a cluster of PS3s to create a forged certificate authority, essentially enabling them to break into SSL-encrypted sites. HTTPS? Gone. There is no security. Sure, most of us don’t have 200 Playstation 3s sitting at home but if ...

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