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September 30, 2009

U-M researcher develops tool to disable Green Dam Youth Censorware functionality

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A security researcher at the University of Michigan has released a tool that helps Chinese computers users disable the censorship functionality of the controversial Green Dam Youth Software.

The Dam Burst utility, created by researcher Jon Oberheide, works by by injecting code into a running application and removing the Green Dam hooks that enable it to monitor and block user activity.

"Hacker ships tool to circumvent China's Green Dam filter"
by Ryan Naraine, ZDNet News

Posted by zzhu at September 30, 2009 06:13 PM