Full Version: U.S. Government Says It’s Building A ‘Virtually Unhackable’ Quantum Internet
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Quote:Nothing, not even a so-called quantum internet, is unhackable
Paul Dabbar, U.S. Under Secretary for Science, said that the quantum internet brings the country "one step closer to a completely secure internet." As someone who has been involved in the business of online security for three decades, starting around the same time that the term cybersecurity was coined in 1989, Dabbar's last three words make me shudder.

There is no such thing as completely secure. A brand new and unboxed computer might have had malware installed somewhere along the supply chain, and the operating system will likely have vulnerabilities. Until you open the box, it is effectively Schrodinger's computer: secure and insecure simultaneously.
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