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    Scientists find key to water-tight encryption

    They sound pretty confident about this one, don't they? Maybe it is as secure as they say. That would be great.

    UK researchers have managed to send untamperable encryption keys over long distances, opening the way for totally secure communications
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    UK researchers have managed to send untamperable encryption keys over long distances, opening the way for totally secure communications
    Totally secure communications lol yea right dude! ROFL

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    Totally secure communications lol yea right dude! ROFL
    Well actually yes. Because of the quantum theory behind this method it is impossible for someone to read the key while being transferred. Well if it's always transferred using the photon method. It is possible that you could put something on the recieving end that gets the key once the transfer is over, but intercepting the key would be impossible to do without the other parties involved knowing about it. It didn't say anything about how strong the encryption was so I suppose there's also the possibility of brute force if you can't get the key. But that could also take a fair amount of time...
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    ... And then the little keylogger busted the code wide open. It's strong security, but it when it fails at it's primary task, it doesn't offer any protection.
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    there is no such thing as water-tight encryption or security and there NEVER will be

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    I fully beleave that with the right amount of time, tools, and brains you can do almost anything. Its funny how all these "un-crackable" things get cracked then the guy who did it gets money, braging rights, and job offers after he or she showing its weakness.

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