Post-quantum cryptography candidate cracked in hours using simple CPU 

John Leonard
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Post-quantum cryptography candidate cracked in hours using simple CPU
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Post-quantum cryptography candidate cracked in hours using simple CPU

Researchers claim to have cracked SIKE using a single-core Xeon processor - a far cry from the exotic world of quantum computers

One of the algorithms advanced by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to the fourth round of its post-quantum cryptography (PQC) competition has been successfully cracked b...

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