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China has installed a secure operating system known as "Kylin" on government and military computers designed to be impenetrable to US military and intelligence agencies, The Washington Times reported on Tuesday.

Coleman told the Times that Kylin has been under development since 2001 and the first Chinese computers to use it are government and military servers that were converted beginning in 2007.

"This action also made our offensive cybercapabilities ineffective against them, given the cyberweapons were designed to be used against Linux, UNIX and Windows," he said, citing three popular computer operating systems.

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re: China

Damn, we should have lifted their lead paint formula and Soyuz knockoff plans while we had the chance. Now their 1970-esque technology and stone age ideology will forever be locked up beyond our reach.

like the US in the 90s.

We should not underestimate China. It's quite likely the world's next biggest and baddest superpower, like the US in the 90s.

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