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More About Kylin-OS Kernel Analysis

May 13, 2009 Leave a comment

-A Kernel Analysis done by Chinese Firm DanceFire -PDF Format-(HERE) claims that the Similarities Between Kylin and FreeBSD are up to 99.45% (Analysis Mostly in Chinese)

-Mr. Kevin G. Coleman, Senior Fellow with the Technolytics Institute was on the Congress panel concerning Chinese cyber-espionage directed at the US , Talking about Kylin (Statement PDF HERE)

-Apparently A Chinese Company will market a distribution of Kylin Commercially, Most probably with Lenovo (Commercial Kylin Website HERE) “Only in Chinese”

-A little Bit of History About Kylin from China Military Online (2006) (HERE)

Kylin-OS Analysis

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The Truth About Kylin OS – China’s new Cyber Great Wall

May 12, 2009 4 comments

China has started government-wide deployment of a home grown Secure OS called Kylin ” A mythical Creature in the Chinese history, that reflects Serenity” . The FreeBSD Based OS was developed back in 2002 by China’s University of Science and Technology for National Defense usage, it was approved by a panel of experts from the state 863 Hi-tech Research and Development Program office.

In a recent Article in Washington Times , the paper quoted an official stating that such a roll out makes the current US Offensive cyber capabilities ineffective!.

“We are in the early stages of a cyber arms race and need to respond
accordingly,” said Kevin G. Coleman, a private security specialist who
advises the government on cybersecurity. He discussed Kylin during a
hearing of the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on
April 30.”

“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.

You can Read the article HERE
AND you can Download a copy of “Public” Kylin .ISO Here (480MB)
and the Manual from HERE