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Major Vulnerability May Bring Down Public Key Encryption

What’s the shortest book in the world?

“The Even Prime Numbers”

This book basically has one page which says the number “2”, followed by “The End”. Well, researchers in the US have made the book a whole lot shorter with the discovery of the weaknesses in using “2” as a prime number. This has the opportunity to compromise public key encryption…

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.