Canadian physicists claim to have developed "quantum cloning machine" capable of hacking quantum computers

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Research provides clues on securing quantum computers

Researchers at the University of Ottawa claim to have built what they call a "quantum cloning machine", capable of intercepting a "secure quantum message". The research, they add, could provide ...

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