Academic breaks the Great Firewall of China


Computer experts from the University of Cambridge claim not only to have breached the Great Firewall of China, but have found a way to use the firewall to launch denial of service attacks against specific IP addresses in the country.

The firewall, which uses routers supplied by Cisco, works in part by inspecting Web traffic for certain keywords that the Chinese Government wish to censor, including political ideologies and groups it finds unacceptable. Academic breaks the Great Firewall of China - ZDNet UK News

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 3rd July 2006 11:02PM