Jan 31, 2018

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, encryption, quantum physics, space

The Chinese “Micius” satellite has successfully set up the world’s most secure video conference, using quantum cryptography to connect scientists in Europe and China for an unhackable, intercontinental chat.

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS), which only last year was making headlines for transmitting an “unbreakable” quantum code to the Earth’s surface.

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