RE: NANO: Hacking assembler security

From: Ramez Naam (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2000 - 18:25:10 MST

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky []
> (As modified to take into account the "nanotech -> quantum
> computing ->
> no more RSA" chain. Open (?) question: Using quantum
> computing, is it
> possible to create a public-key encryption method immune to
> quantum decryption?)

The Quantum Computation and Cryptography Group at Los Alamos is working on
this and has some limited data available.

Also, last spring there was a good article on the topic in Science. See

Privacy in a Quantum World
Charles H. Bennett and Peter W. Shor
Science 1999 April 30; 284: 747-748.

For those who have access to Science Online, the URL is

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