August 8, 2022


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This Problem Could Break Cryptography

This Problem Could Break Cryptography

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What if, no matter how strong your password was, a hacker could crack it just as easily as you can type it? In fact, what if all sorts of puzzles we thought were hard turned out to be easy? Mathematicians call this problem P vs. NP, it is perhaps the single most important question in computer science today.

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