Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat

Found on Ars Technica on Sunday, 25 August 2019
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Grant and Ghannam's paper suggests that their method could quickly find the primes in question and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based encryption. Crown Sterling's answer to this potential crisis in encryption, called TIME AI, is something the company calls "five-dimensional" encryption, "the world's first 'non-factor' based quantum AI encryption" based on polygons, AI-composed music, Fibonacci's sequence, and various other things.

The Black Hat talk did not go smoothly. People had to be ejected from the room by security because they were heckling and booing Grant.

If you produce snakeoil, at least don't try to sell it at a place full of experts on that topic.