For decades, cryptography has been the domain primarily of binary computing, and communications via an encryption-decryption cipher key. Conventional algorithms such as Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Rivest-Shamir-Adleman (RSA), and Pretty Good Protection still provide a high degree of cybersecurity. But as robot dialers, metadata miners, Trojan viruses and other forms of virtual mayhem burgeon, security has become a moving target. And China's latest penetrations, disclosed this ...

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