'Quackers' tarnish quantum secrecy's halo of invincibility

日期:2018-02-09 06:00:04 作者:濮臁冯 阅读:

By Justin Mullins EVE, the world’s most famous eavesdropper, passed away last week after a long illness. She had been the victim of a condition known as quantum cryptography, which gradually starves its victims of their basic fodder – insecure messages. Her passing was mourned by her long-time adversaries, Alice the sender and Bob the receiver. “Eve was a worthy opponent but a pain in the neck,” said Alice. “We never liked her but of course we couldn’t say that while she was listening,” added Bob. If the hype is to be believed,