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Voice and video files streamed over the net could be made untappable and ultra-secure in the next few years, thanks to a breakthrough by Tos…

Voice and video files streamed over the net could be made untappable and ultra-secure in the next few years, thanks to a breakthrough by Toshiba.

Scientists at its Cambridge UK labs successfully demonstrated its Quantum Key Server system, which refreshes keys without interruption, on video. Toshiba’s breakthrough showed that each frame in a video file could be encrypted using separate keys, which means that cracking one frame of a video — already difficult — would be useless unless all the other frames were cracked too.

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