Has RSA-2048 encryption been cracked using quantum computing?

02/11/2023 | Data Breach Today

A scientist named Ed Gerck has claimed to have created an affordable system using quantum computing to crack RSA-2048, the world's most commonly used public key algorithm. Gerck has shared his announcement on LinkedIn, where he describes himself as a quantum computing developer for a company he founded called Planalto Research. While Gerck is confident, his claim has been met with scepticism from various cryptographers and security experts who have asked for verification.

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