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I've heard of it Hav0c, and I use the Malware Domains HOSTS file. It's also included as the Malware Protection subscription in adblocking software such as Adblock for Chrome, and Adblock Plus for Firefox. Worth getting for the added protection.

 

Their current lists are available on their forum here:

http://www.malwaredomainlist.com/forums/index.php?topic=3270.0

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I've heard of it Hav0c, and I use the Malware Domains HOSTS file. It's also included as the Malware Protection subscription in adblocking software such as Adblock for Chrome, and Adblock Plus for Firefox. Worth getting for the added protection.

 

Their current lists are available on their forum here:

http://www.malwaredomainlist.com/forums/index.php?topic=3270.0

 

Thanks man.

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damn, that came around quick!

where has the month gone?

thanks for the heads up.

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Thanks Hazelnut.

 

I wish a hosts file could be used on gaming consoles too, oh well I have my hardware firewall to block adservers but not as effectively.

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Got it a day late, didn't have any Internet for approximately 33 hours due to someone severing an ISP fibre optic line in the region.

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Yup and hostxpert works on 10 ....maybe better than it did in 7/8

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I've used the MVPS hosts file for many years without issue.  Lately however, I've notice more & more mainstream websites won't work with the hosts file in place.  I have to use HostsXpert to quickly switch between the MVPS file & the default MS file.  It appears to be because the websites are inserting ads which MVPS blocks, stopping the website from going any further.  Two examples:

 

macys.com - my wife can't read customer reviews with the MVPS file in place.

 

NBC Sports Live Extra - streaming sports videos won't play with the MVPS file in place.

 

Has anyone else noticed this?

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Instead of switching of the entire MVPS, use hostserver, or other redirect watcher, to see what entry is blocking the page and whitelist it in HostsXpert

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