QQ Censorship Research

Jeffrey Knockel

Censorship Analysis

QQ 2003 III Beta 1 through QQ 2004 Beta 1 have a list of sensitive keywords in Tencent\QQGame\COMToolKit.dll. These keywords were originally reported here and later archived here (corresponding blog post); however, the former list erroneously contains stray backslashes in some keywords and the latter is a truncated version of the former. Here is the correct and entire list of keywords:


extract.py (requires pefile.py) is a python script that will extract keywords from COMToolKit.dll.