The Ultimate Hosts Blacklist

2017-08-07T21:21:03
ID N0WHERE:171972
Type n0where
Reporter N0where
Modified 2017-08-07T21:21:03

Description

The Ultimate hosts file for protecting your computer or device against over a million bad web sites. Protect your children and family from gaining access to bad web sites and protect your devices and pc from being infected with Malware or Ransomware.

A hosts file for use on any operating system to block bad domains out of your servers or devices.

  • Version: V1.2017.07.76
  • Total Bad Hosts in hosts file: 2,241,018
  • Total Bad Hosts in hosts.deny file: 64,020
  • Total Bad Hosts and IP’s in superhosts.deny file: 2,304,897

Information gathered from multiple sources and merged into one massive 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 DNS . 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.

What is a hosts.deny file?

A hosts file, named hosts.deny is a plain-text file for Linux/Unix based operating systems only which blocks a list of IP addresses on the outside of your network from gaining any access to your computer. A hosts.deny file will not work on a Windows operating system.

What is a Superhosts.deny file?

The superhosts.deny file is simply named superhosts.deny but is actually just a normal hosts.deny file which is a plain-text file for Linux/Unix based operating systems which blocks a list of IP addresses or hosts (domains) on the outside of your network from gaining any access to your computer. If you want to user this superhosts.deny file simply rename it to hosts.deny and place it in your /etc/ folder on your Linux/Unix operating system. A hosts.deny file will not work on a Windows operating system.

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 editor.

Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Android : /etc/hosts

Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Android : /etc/hosts.deny

Windows Systems : %SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

Where can I download the raw unzipped files from?

To keep this Github repo small, all files are provided in a zip only format. Some people however require their Pi-Holes or other systems to automatically download a raw file once a week or so as an update. For your convenience you can download these raw files at the following links. These links below will always contain tha latest updated version of these files.

Download Raw hosts file

Download Raw hosts.deny file

Download Raw superhosts.deny file

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