Is AES-256 Quantum Resistant?

https://www.scienceandtechnologyresearchnews.com/the-race-to-build-a-quantum-computer/

What will break?

Many asymmetric encryption algorithms have been mathematically proven to be broken by quantum computers using Shor’s algorithm. Shor’s algorithm solves the problem:

https://medium.com/i-math/generate-factors-of-any-number-using-primes-1621bfeb1b2b

Symmetric Encryption

Symmetric encryption, or more specifically AES-256, is believed to be quantum resistant. That means that quantum computers are not expected to be able to reduce the attack time enough to be effective if the key sizes are large enough.

  1. azpV4CYbAwQUP4BaJJJNDBxEUkghMF8x2Sd4Q7ihD04=
  2. mtOXPNln432smP3pd3rVLw9rpGGkVsiqRhUFLXy/KBw=
  3. ..
  1. password123 -> 75K3eLr+dx6JJFuJ7LwIpEpOFmwGZZkRiB84PURz6U8=
  2. password1234 -> uclQZA4bN0DpisuT5mnGV2b2Zw3RYJupH/QQUrpIxvM=

Further Reading

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