A hosts file for use on any operating system to block bad domains out of your servers or devices.
- Here's the RAW hosts file
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Bad Host Count: 3642
# File generated by https://github.com/funilrys/PyFunceble # Date of generation: Mon 03 Dec 07:12:13 SAST 2018 Status Percentage Numbers ----------- ------------ ------------ ACTIVE 99% 3642 INACTIVE 0% 8 INVALID 0% 0
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DOMAIN ADDITIONS FALSE POSITIVES / DOMAIN REMOVALS / OTHER ISSUES:
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.
WHAT IS 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.
WHERE DO I PUT THIS ON MY COMPUTER?
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:
UNDERSTANDS PUNYCODE / IDN DOMAIN NAMES
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: 18.104.22.168 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.
Stop Bad Bot and Bad Referrers from gaining access to your web sites.
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- Nissar Chababy - https://github.com/funilrys/PyFunceble (Excellent script for checking ACTIVE, INACTIVE and EXPIRED Domain Names)
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