Tuesday, June 27, 2006

My blocklist

In September 2005, I posted this message on the Wilders Security Forums:
Ok, since some of you use block lists, this is a block list I compiled in some time (I use this on web sites at work, where content managers can insert links: these are banned, so these are all forbidden to link anywhere on sites); please note that the list does not really include subdomains: an entry for "[site name].biz" automatically means than any subdomain entry should be automatically banned, so for instance "[example].[site name].biz" is not included in the list but should actually be blocked (this is implemented code-wise on sites, feel free to implement this your own way).

The list includes entries from various existing block lists, plus:

- link spam and blog spam sites (sites that were found in guestbooks and forums around the web and which were CLEARLY only used to increase search engine rankings)

- malware-hosting sites (excuding sites that host malware while CLEARLY specifying it is malware)

- sites using exploits

- sites related to known spammers

- some "tracking-cookie" sites (not many)

There are no IPs in the list (I personally forbid to link to IPs without a hostname).

There are more than a few that I personally didn't find on other block lists. I personally checked all of those and they are ALL questionable sites for the reasons specified above.

The list is a simple .txt file with a domain on each line.

Maybe some of you will find it useful. If not, then well, too bad.

Now since this list has become quite a big one and one that took me a long time to create and maintain, I am going to put a permanent link to it (it's on rapidshare). You can find the link on the links section of the blog (under "Malware block list") along with the sha-1 hash of the .txt file. By the way, the latest one can be found here http://rapidshare.de/files/24217548/banned.zip.html (NB: old link. See below).

SHA1(banned.txt)= 14e12e151311cf96916e76e085a7f4b256d609bf

Everyone is welcome to test this (such as adding these domains to his own IE "restricted" zone) and give his own impression, and especially everyone is welcome contributing to this list (frankly, I found both IE-SpyAd and Spywareblaster's restricted domains lists to be somewhat limited, that's why I started this thing).

By the way, recently I started adding IPs as well. So you will find some, but really only a few.

Edit August 13, 2006: updated blocklist at http://rapidshare.de/files/29269253/banned.zip.html


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The link to the block list at rapidshare is not working.

6:00 AM  

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