Q&A Tutorial: how to increase your security and privacy ON DEMAND

Gandalf_The_Grey

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Okay, I added Temporay Containers (json attached, rename txt to json) which keeps tabs when he accidentally clicks on premium links. Also the my_filters file of uBO is attached, blocking downloads of executables and containing two adult websites:

My brother uses Google as primary browser, it seems that he uses Firefox only with his VPN. I also kept Trace (settings files attached in first post with explanation). I have configured uBO with Kees1958/Security123 blocklist because AdGuard Easylist Optimized filters have allows for A-B testing of adult advertising networks This is not the fault of Adguard, but when I checked those A-B testing allow exceptions were already in the Easylist filters (n)(n)(n) What ????? who sneaked in those allows :eek::eek::eek:

Something is seriously wrong with the easylist filters (I guess that is inevitable when a community is allowed to maintain it).
What if you use AdGuard Base Filter (Optimized) instead?
Is it still there?
 
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AdGuard Easylist Optimized filters have allows for A-B testing of adult advertising networks This is not the fault of Adguard, but when I checked those A-B testing allow exceptions were already in the Easylist filters (n)(n)(n)
This is really shocking. Maybe you can report it to them and ask how could they let it happen!
 

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Energized Filter does not block this one either and it is the first result when people search for ❤️, obviously they pay a lot to be at the top.
Are you sure about it? I just checked, and it's present in their list.
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Pornhub shows all movies when blocking trafficjunky on Firefox with uBO, so there is no website breakage reason to allow this :-(

It is probably the copy-monster, an anlist of AdGuard assuming there was a reason to create this allow exception, just allowed this (otherwise it would not be in EasyList), that is why I posted AdGuard not to blame (they just copied it assuming there was a reason for creating an allow exception).

I don't care because I am nornally using only BeerIsGood(Security123)/Kees1958) list of most common advertising and trackers whch does not has allow exceptions.
 
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Update on brothers PC, only because I watched NoScript XSS-filter in action

1 NextDNS with AdGuard DNS filter only
2 Chrome for regular browsing with ubo (lists)
3. Re:Hips in permissive mode only sandboxing Firefox (and default re:HIPS hardening for lolbins/sponsers)
4 FireFox for dodgy browsing with build-in anti-tracking and add-ons Temporary containers plus NoScript
5. Windows defender on high with configure defender

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PS 1: choose allow only to see what would happen
PS 2: Firefox also blocks redirect to ads.trafficjunky (y)(y)(y)
PS 3: NextDNS should have blocked actual loading of redirected request
(sequence of blocking 1=Noscript blocks url in script, 2=Firefox blocks redirect going out, 3=NextDNS should prevent actual loading inward traffic from redirected link )

PS 4: I have removed XXX-references :)
 
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