Hacking Quantum Key Distribution Hardware

or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Burn Things with Lasers

| Hackaday Supercon 2019

Quantum devices are the next big addition to the general computing and technology landscape. However, just like classical hardware, quantum hardware can be hacked. I will share some of my (successful) attempts to break the security of quantum key distribution hardware with the biggest laser I could find!

Talk video here, slides as pptx/pdf, and schedule.