Encryption is dead! Quantum computing and the NSA
(INTELLIHUB) — Yesterday an article was published on Intellihub which referenced the fact that in my March 2nd article I beat both Edward Snowden and former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counterterrorism Richard Clarke in announcing that the FBI had the means to access the encrypted communications of the alleged San Bernardino shooters without the assistance of Apple.
Today I am going to lift the national security curtain a little more in order to allow another glimpse of the hidden machinations of the clandestine world. Some very interesting revelations have been made over the past week and no one has tied them together. This article will address monumental news that has not been picked up and assembled for a total picture as of yet.
In my March 2nd article I noted that if the “FBI did not have the capability to decrypt the encrypted iPhone, then they could ask the NSA for assistance.” Then in yesterdays article, I referenced the fact that Clarke stated the NSA could have assisted the FBI in the decryption process. And believe me, if the FBI does not have the capability to decrypt iPhones and their communications, then nothing short of a vicious intercine turf war between the FBI and NSA would have prevented them from cooperating. Indeed, they probably did work together.
Conclusion: The FBI already has the communications from the phone(s) of the alleged shooters and this is really a full court press to in order promote the installation of backdoors on encrypted devices, most likely via legislation.
But this is not the “scoop” that I want to let you in on. The question is, how does the NSA decrypt devices and communications? Considering the millions or billions of combinations, brute force attempts are not feasible. While Clarke said that the NSA could “help” the FBI with the decryption process, he never said how exactly.
I also answered that question on March 2nd and what I believe to be true is one of the biggest leaps forward in technology since the advent of proto-super-computers. In that article I stated “I am of the impression that the NSA has had quantum computing capacity for at least a decade, rendering today’s encryption vulnerable to their computers which can run millions of multi-vectored, versus linear-sequential calculations simultaneously.”
You heard it here first on Intellihub people. NSA has quantum computers, they have been around for at least one to two decades and news of this is slowly being leaked out to the public.
In the case of Clarke, what can one expect other than cryptic allusions? One has to read between the lines with an individual like him, especially when considering the nature of his prior occupation. Just as important as what he said, was what he didn’t say, but alluded to in a round-about way.
The NSA has the capability to decrypt that device. Stated.
But how? Not stated.
Answer: Quantum computing.
On March 2nd I rebuffed the idea that the FBI needed a special iOS overlay from Apple, while simultaneously maintaining that if they required additional assistance, they could contact the NSA. “As far as the FBI’s claims that ‘encryption is hampering their investigation,’ the group which would be in possession of those quantum computers with pressurized, Kelvin-frigid cooling units is the NSA – not the FBI.”
Now if any of you have read my other articles, I have always stated that we are decades behind the federal government as far as technology goes. We are totally out of the loop. We are still in the horse-and-buggy stage.
Malech’s remote brainwave signature monitoring and alteration patent was made public and patented in 1976, it is fully functional technology, the population is not aware of it, and Hollywood hasn’t produced a movie which even comes close to emulating Malech’s 1976 radar-sourced, scalar wave generators.
Quantum computers are a reality people. They are here, the NSA and a select few other agencies have them at their disposal, and the public is being kept in the dark. In 2015 the US Navy announced that it had developed a laser which could disable a boat’s motor from several kilometers away. That isn’t news. That is Kool-Aid for the sheeple. The U.S. military was popping satellites out of the sky with high-powered lasers from remote atolls in the Pacific Ocean in the 1970’s – or earlier.
So where am I going with this? Check this out.
On the 3rd of March, one day after my article on Intellihub, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology made the groundbreaking announcement that this may be “The beginning of the end for encryption schemes…” since MIT researchers, “have designed and built a quantum computer from five atoms in an ion trap.”
Now who is funding this controlled leak, er… study? The Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity (IARPA), under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
Utilizing the laser capability comparison (actual to controlled leak), we are now hearing – one day after the March 2nd Intellihub article, that there is already a functioning, 5 atom quantum computer.
If one looks at when technology is invented and deployed, and when the public first hears about it, there is a gap of decades — sometimes half a century or more. Clarke said that the NSA could help the FBI. On March 3rd MIT said that encryption may soon be rendered ineffective. I would bet that they have had fully operational quantum computers since the 1980’s or 1990’s and additionally that they may have already been integrated with Artificial Intelligence. Rest assured, when they whisper “it is coming, it could soon be here,” it already is.
On March 2nd I stated that “the NSA, which most likely has the quantum computing technology and hardware necessary to slice though today’s encryption like a hot knife through butter.” I was right. Encryption is dead.
The author of this article, who prefers to use the nom de plume “XKeyscore” in order to maintain his anonymity, is a Doctoral Candidate and multiglot with two Master’s Degrees and a Baccalaureate specializing in Middle Eastern Studies. He holds one Master’s Degree specializing in Intelligence and Counter-intelligence operations, and a second Master’s Degree in Security Studies. XKeyscore has studied under a United States intelligence agency analyst and now-retired, high ranking, American military officers. XKeyscore writes exclusively for Intellihub News & Politics. Read more articles by this author here.
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