The use of the Hosts file to prevent our computer from connecting to undesirable web addresses is a very old practice that is still used as a security measure to block access to ads and cookies.
The Hosts file is nothing more than a simple text file that the OS uses to resolve domain names. Since the configuration of this file we can prevent certain viruses or malware running, since the same configuration of Hosts will prevent the connection from the computer with malware sources. We can manually edit it ourselves, or avail ourselves of some tool to do it for us, as MVPS Hosts. Continue reading “MVPS Hosts: Hosts file modified for safety and privacy”