Forum latest

China 'Green Dam' Censorware Called Security Risk
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 15 June 2009 11:08
Chinese authorities claim the software is necessary to protect people from pornography, but the software has been found to block politically sensitive terms.

By Thomas Claburn
June 12, 2009 06:14 PM

China's plan to require Web filtering software on all PCs sold in the country after July 1 continues to draw fire from individuals and organizations inside and outside the country.

Three computer scientists with the University of Michigan on Thursday published an analysis of the "Green Dam Youth Escort" software required by the Chinese government and found that "it contains serious security vulnerabilities due to programming errors."  [Comments...]

See also

None found.

Hardware | Windows | Linux | Security | Mobile Devices | Gaming
Tech Business | Editorial | General News | folding@home

Forum | Download Files

Copyright ©2001 - 2012, AOA Forums.  All rights reserved.

Alliance of Overclocking Arts

Links monetized by VigLink

Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either