Prime numbers and quantum computing: a risk for encryption?

Last updated 17th Apr 2017 1 follower
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I love physics, mathematics and kids. My great ambition is to learn kids that numbers are nature.

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The advent of quantum computers could be a risk for modern encryption based on prime numbers.

Will our security be compromised by quantum computers? 😱

In 10 seconds? Prime numbers are not only an abstract mathematical stuff. They have many applications, mainly in encryption. Every ...