Prof says there is no hacker he can't foil

A University of Toronto professor says he can now use a photon of light to smash through the most sophisticated computer theft schemes that hackers can devise.

Using the infinitesimally small light particles and one of physics' most confusing theories U of T computer engineer Hoi-Kwong Lo says it's possible to confound even the most elaborate decoding plots and, eventually, safeguard financial or classified information from electronic spies or burglars. - Prof says there's no hacker he can't foil

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