​US government: Help us protect computers from quantum hacking

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The US government has begun asking for ideas about how to ensure quantum computers of the future won’t be able to crack open secret files as easily as we crack open an egg today.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a request on Wednesday for methods to thwart quantum hacking, a security threat that will become very real if quantum computing can grow beyond today’s very early prototypes into something more practical.

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