PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

Infinite Series

Hacking at Quantum Speed with Shor's Algorithm

Season 1 Episode 21 | 16m 35s

Classical computers struggle to crack modern encryption. But quantum computers using Shor’s Algorithm make short work of RSA cryptography. Find out how.

Aired: 04/27/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?