Quantum computers are imminent, but cryptographers are working on crypto agility now

    In ten years, quantum computers could be able to break into cell phones, emails, bank accounts, and Bitcoin wallets. Cryptography engineers are working on a new standard for quantum-safe encryption for the future. Hundred years ago, the quantum revolution in physics ushered the start of new science, which has made possible modern technological advances, such…

    Bitcoin drops steeply following FBI seizure of Colonial ransom

    Bitcoin falls again on Tuesday. The largest cryptocurrency continued to slip down all day among a massive selling out of digital currencies as investors were concerned about shifting U.S. monetary policy, continued tightening of crypto regulation in China, and doubts of the security of the cryptocurrency after the FBI had recovered most of the ransom…