Complete loss of privacy - Europe is lagging in cryptography

Complete loss of privacy - Europe is lagging in cryptography

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 3 - ICT - Information & communication technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Pervasive and trusted network and service infrastructure

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
Due to huge improvement of rough computing force the Chinese scientists are able to solve all the secret codes currently used in digital communinication. New cryptography methods are necessary, but European scientists are lagging in their development. The result is complete loos of privacy in digital communication which causes vaste economic demage and serious security threat.