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==<strong>Further reading</strong>==
 
==<strong>Further reading</strong>==
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=== Current News Articles (2021) ===
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* [https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/2021/08/21/urgent-warning-issued-over-the-future-of-bitcoin-even-as-the-crypto-market-price-smashes-past-2-trillion/ 08/2021 Forbes: Bitcoin vulnerable as soon as 2026?]
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* [https://www.iflscience.com/technology/researchers-create-scalable-quantum-chip-that-works-at-room-temperature/ 08/2021 Researchers create a scalable quantum chip that works at room temperature]
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* [https://sifted.eu/articles/diamond-quantum-computer/ 08/2021 A Quantum computer will fit in your phone in the future]
  
 
=== Series: Quantum resistant blockchain and cryptocurrency, the full analysis ===
 
=== Series: Quantum resistant blockchain and cryptocurrency, the full analysis ===
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-1-daa211565a68|Part Laying the groundwork]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-1-daa211565a68 Laying the groundwork]
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-2-c15b82e5ea55|Part Blockchain mathematical concepts]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-2-c15b82e5ea55 Blockchain mathematical concepts]
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-3-f9193634ecc5|Part Quantum resistant blockchains explained]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-3-f9193634ecc5 Quantum resistant blockchains explained]
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-4-7583673ad681|Part Challenges in upgrading existing blockchains]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-4-7583673ad681 Challenges in upgrading existing blockchains]
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-5-7d9afffa05bf|Part Challenges in upgrading existing blockchains, continued]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-5-7d9afffa05bf Challenges in upgrading existing blockchains, continued]
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-6-769973d3decf|Part Why BTC is vulnerable for quantum attacks sooner than todays estimates]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-6-769973d3decf Why BTC is vulnerable for quantum attacks sooner than todays estimates]
#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-7-61e15f561a9f|Part Common arguments and false claims]
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#[https://medium.com/altcoin-magazine/quantum-resistant-blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-the-full-analysis-in-seven-parts-part-7-61e15f561a9f Common arguments and false claims]
  
 
=== Academic Papers ===
 
=== Academic Papers ===
* [https://arxiv.org/pdf/1710.10377.pdf| Quantum attacks on Bitcoin, and how to protect against them]
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* [https://arxiv.org/pdf/1710.10377.pdf Quantum attacks on Bitcoin, and how to protect against them]
* [https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/598.pdf| Quantum Resource Estimates for Computing Elliptic Curve Discrete Logarithms]
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* [https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/598.pdf Quantum Resource Estimates for Computing Elliptic Curve Discrete Logarithms]

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Frequently asked quantum questions (FAQQ) is a wikimedia website towards answering, in a well-referenced fashion, common statements, assertions, and misconceptions about how quantum computing will effect Bitcoin along with the rest of the blockchain space.

It's put together by contributing members from the Quantum Resistant Ledger.

Overview

Assertions

  1. Quantum Computing is Coming
  2. It's going to affect Bitcoin

Misconceptions

  1. Bitcoin's developers have already planned for this.
  2. Bitcoin will just hard/softfork
  3. If they can break SHA_256, we’ll upgrade to SHA_384
  4. But if you don’t reuse addresses, you’re safe because BTC only exposes the hash of your public key if you have never transferred BTC from that address
  5. Quantum computing is a long ways away, there's no need to bother
  6. If ECDSA will be broken, banks and the whole internet is broken. Blockchain is the least we’ll need to worry about then.


Further reading

Current News Articles (2021)

Series: Quantum resistant blockchain and cryptocurrency, the full analysis

  1. Laying the groundwork
  2. Blockchain mathematical concepts
  3. Quantum resistant blockchains explained
  4. Challenges in upgrading existing blockchains
  5. Challenges in upgrading existing blockchains, continued
  6. Why BTC is vulnerable for quantum attacks sooner than todays estimates
  7. Common arguments and false claims

Academic Papers