Shallalist & Urlblacklist Exposed – Poorly Maintained Data.

The importance of well maintained blacklist data has serious implications for Squidguard and Dansguardian based web filtering solutions, as they tend to rely heavily on blacklists which typically come from one of the providers we will discuss in this brief Read More …

Mitigate ‘WannaCry’ traffic by blocking Tor Nodes?

A major ransomware attack has affected many organizations across the world reportedly including Telefonica in Spain, the National Health Service in the UK, and FedEx in the US. The malware responsible for this attack is a ransomware variant known as Read More …

New Blacklist Released – Blogspot-x: Adult Domains

Recently we discovered that all blogspot domains will resolve through at least 64 blogspot assigned tlds, and discovery of these continues. In response to this development it became clear that we had to choose between simply appending 64 tld’s to Read More …

Something smells funny at urlblacklist.com

Competition is great, it drives innovation and gives companies the incentive to improve and the drive needed to continue to improve services and products. And in the spirit of competition sometimes a little dirt gets slung. But it isn’t only Read More …

Case Study – Web Filtering & Blacklist Quality Put To The Test.

Web filtering is an important consideration for any enterprise – it is one of the best-known and most efficient front line defenses against hacker attacks and malicious software. One of Squidblacklist.org customers was using a solution from another vendor which Read More …