A hosts file for use on any operating system to block bad domains out of your servers or devices.
- Copyright: https://github.com/mitchellkrogza
# Generated by PyFunceble (v4.0.0b47.dev) / https://git.io/vpZoI # Date of generation: 2021-05-07T18:10:53.468890 Status Percentage Amount ----------- ------------ ------------ ACTIVE 93% 1386 INACTIVE 7% 109 INVALID 0% 0
- You are free to copy and distribute this file for non-commercial uses, as long the original URL and attribution is included.
Please forward any additions, corrections or false positives by:
or send a PULL REQUEST on the domains.txt file in the PULL_REQUESTS folder.
This list of hosts is compiled from real server logs on my own servers where I run a number of very busy web sites.
This list originated from the list of bad referrers domain lists for:
The list has now been separated from those projects as it contains certain domains which do not actually belong in a hosts file.
A hosts file, named
hosts (with no file extension), is a plain-text file
used by all operating systems to map hostnames to IP addresses.
In most operating systems, the
hosts file is preferential to
Therefore if a domain name is resolved by the
hosts file, the request never
leaves your computer.
Having a smart
hosts file goes a long way towards blocking malware, adware, ransomware, porn and other nuisance web sites.
A hosts file like this causes any lookups to any of the listed domains to resolve back to your localhost so it prevents any outgoing connections to the listed domains.
To modify your current
hosts file, look for it in the following places and modify it with a text
Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Android:
A lot of lists out there put funny domains into their hosts file. Your hosts file and DNS will not understand this. This list uses converted domains which are in the correct DNS format to be understood by any operating system.
For instance The domain:
lifehacĸer.com (note the K)
actually translates to:
You can do an nslookup on any operating system and it will resolve correctly.
origin = dns1.yandex.net mail addr = iskalko.yandex.ru serial = 2016120703 refresh = 14400 retry = 900 expire = 1209600 minimum = 14400 xn--lifehacer-1rb.com mail exchanger = 10 mx.yandex.net. Name: xn--lifehacer-1rb.com Address: 188.8.131.52 xn--lifehacer-1rb.com nameserver = dns2.yandex.net. xn--lifehacer-1rb.com text = "v=spf1 redirect=_spf.yandex.net" xn--lifehacer-1rb.com nameserver = dns1.yandex.net.
- Look at: https://www.charset.org/punycode for more info on this.
- Check Out The Amazing
- Nissar Chababy - https://github.com/funilrys/PyFunceble (Excellent script for checking ACTIVE, INACTIVE and EXPIRED Domain Names)
Come drop by and visit me at https://mitchellkrog.com