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How single particles of light can protect power grids

As hackers increasingly try to infiltrate our computer-dependent systems—even those that direct energy into homes—a new method of encrypting information could end this risk

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To gain access to something such as a power station, our adversaries need to surreptitiously enter its computer system, intercept and copy the encryption code, then set about unraveling it.