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Block Adware and Malware with /etc/hosts
7 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 12 Jun 2023
Don't forget about hosts.deny (but you probably need it at your router if you are behind one).
How to add custom blocklist?
3 projects | /r/rethinkdns | 8 Feb 2023
I think the main source I use that doesn't seem to be in rethinkDNS is the Ultimate Hosts Blacklist's hosts and/or hosts.deny files.
Adblock from MX Linux
3 projects | /r/MXLinux | 2 Feb 2023
So it presumably has the same function as a hosts file. You can find examples like this which is portable to any Linux (or Windows) installation.
Ultimate.Hosts.Blacklist VS blacklist - a user suggested alternative
2 projects | 11 Oct 2022
Made portable DNS sinkhole image
2 projects | /r/docker | 29 Sep 2022
Downloads and stores hosts blacklist as a part of the environment
Goodbye chrome, hello Opera Gx, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Brave!
6 projects | /r/dankmemes | 24 Sep 2022
One thing I can suggest that will ALWAYS work is blocking known ad websites on host file level: https://github.com/Ultimate-Hosts-Blacklist/Ultimate.Hosts.Blacklist (or equivalent, there's a lot of resources for it if you look it up)
Blocklist of all Facebook domains (2016)
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 May 2022
John Oliver Blackmails Congress With Their Own Digital Data - The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host paid shady brokers for lawmakers’ digital histories — promising not to release the info so long as Congress passes legislation protecting all consumers’ data
5 projects | /r/technology | 11 Apr 2022
6 projects | /r/linuxmasterrace | 15 Feb 2022
Google has a secret deal with FB called “Jedi Blue” that they knew was illegal
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 24 Oct 2021
that is way obsolete by now. you need to be using Brave with ublock origin, this dns service https://github.com/Ultimate-Hosts-Blacklist/Ultimate.Hosts.B... ClearURL's, HTTPS Everywhere, and Random User Agent. I also use whoogle for a local privacy enhancing filter of google data with all ad elements stripped out (and that is if I even use google I usually use ddg).
We haven't tracked posts mentioning pDNSf-Hosts-collection yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.
What are some alternatives?
ut1-blacklists - Collection of websites blacklists managed by the Université Toulouse Capitole
hosts - 🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.
nginx-ultimate-bad-bot-blocker - Nginx Block Bad Bots, Spam Referrer Blocker, Vulnerability Scanners, User-Agents, Malware, Adware, Ransomware, Malicious Sites, with anti-DDOS, Wordpress Theme Detector Blocking and Fail2Ban Jail for Repeat Offenders
pornaway - PornAway: Block adult sites
Filterlist-for-AdGuard-or-PiHole - A very aggressive filter-list that consolidates over 370 lists for use in AdGuard Home, Pi-Hole or similar.
blocklists - Shared lists of problem domains people may want to block with hosts files
energizedprotection - Energized Protection Magisk Module.
hblock - Improve your security and privacy by blocking ads, tracking and malware domains.
opensnitch - OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux interactive application firewall inspired by Little Snitch.
uBlock - uBlock Origin - An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.