Domains vs Hostnames for Adblocking/Malware rules

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jdfasjwe
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Domains vs Hostnames for Adblocking/Malware rules

Post by jdfasjwe » Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:55 pm

How does one decide whether to select domains or hostnames when making new rules? I'm adding about 60,000+ servers from Steven black's hosts blocking list. I noticed in the example file posted by obdev, they use both hostnames and domains. How do you decide which one to use?

https://obdev.at/resources/littlesnitch ... le.lsrules

r.giskard
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Re: Domains vs Hostnames for Adblocking/Malware rules

Post by r.giskard » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:57 am

Make use of managed block lists like this from Peter Lowe's. On his site you will also find some information about why and how to block hosts/domains. https://pgl.yoyo.org/as/#about

You can simple subscribe his block list by open Little Snitch Configuration, choose New Rule Group Subscription from the File menu, and enter the following URL: https://pgl.yoyo.org/adservers/serverli ... etype=json

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