Lights, Lasers Can Keep Hackers Out: Research

A new invention developed by Dr. Jacob Scheuer of Tel Aviv University’s
School of Electrical Engineering promises an information security
system that can beat today’s hackers — and the hackers of the future —
with existing fiber optic and computer technology. Transmitting binary
lock-and-key information in the form of light pulses, his device ensures
that a shared key code can be unlocked by the sender and receiver, and
absolutely nobody else. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]

A new invention developed by Dr. Jacob Scheuer of Tel Aviv University’s
School of Electrical Engineering promises an information security
system that can beat today’s hackers — and the hackers of the future —
with existing fiber optic and computer technology. Transmitting binary
lock-and-key information in the form of light pulses, his device ensures
that a shared key code can be unlocked by the sender and receiver, and
absolutely nobody else. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]

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    What fraction of today's hackers attack cryptographic key exchange? What fraction of future hackers does Dr. Scheuer expect will attack in this fashion?

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