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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 serving our personal interests to...

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Problems & Solutions with Mikrotik RouterOS DNS Domain Blacklists.

Article by Benjamin E. Nichols http://www.squidblacklist.org Introduction. As a publisher of domain blacklist data, I thought it would be appropriate the share some recent challenges and resultant experiences with Mikrotik RouterOS DNS Domain name blacklists, especially considering that we charge a service fee for access...

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OPNSense developers add support for Authentication – Enabling Blacklists from Squidblacklist.org

After a brief exchange via email, one of the developers of OPNsense has contributed a modification that will allow for an option to authenticate using credentials for downloading blacklists, something which is essential for Squidblacklist.org members to use and update blacklists with OPNsense. This change...

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New Blacklist: A List of Terrorist & Extremist Domains.

We have been working to compile the initial release of a new blacklist, which we have now released in the members area of Squidblacklist.org. Available for immediate download, our new and unique “Terrorism and Extremism” Domain Blacklist. Available now for all current and new subscribers....

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Updates and Changes to Mikrotik RouterOS Blacklists

There have been some changes in the latest version of Mikrotik RouterOS, which meant we really had no choice but to make some minor changes, otherwise the old format simply would fail to work when you tried to load them into a current version of...

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Blacklist Processing – Automated Domain Addition & Removal – A.D.A.R. System – Delay Pool Recheck Function

A little peek at some of whats going on behind the scenes. One of the things that we do when we process the data that we publish, is to add domains, but also to remove unwanted, or delisted domains that match a certain criteria. But...