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China installs a secure operating system on all military PCs

May 15, 2009, 17:32 (5 Talkback[s])

"The information about the highly secure operating system was made public during a US China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing in late April. In addition to the secure operating system, the computers will also contain a special microprocessor to prevent attacks.

"The Chinese use of the operating system was discovered during an active attack launched from China. According to a US government security advisor, it would be very difficult for the US to attack Chinese systems, since currently both the tools and the training of US cyber attack units are designed around Windows, UNIX and Linux."

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