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Updates 2/8/16 - MVPS Hosts, Firefox, SpywareBlaster

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [February-08-2016]

http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm

Download: hosts.zip  http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip

How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm

HOSTS File - Frequently Asked Questions http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm

Note: the "text" version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections ... http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt

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Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v17 Free, MBAM3 Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), uBlock Origin, CryptoPrevent.


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ky331
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RE: Updates 2/8/16 - MVPS Hosts

Firefox 44.0.1 is now available via the program's internal updater:   Help / About Firefox


EDIT:   The Release Notes were published late, and have been included, below, in this thread.

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ky331
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RE: Updates 2/8/16 - MVPS Hosts, Firefox

SpywareBlaster database update 2/8/2016

11 NEW items (IE/ActiveX)

for a total of 17,378 items in database

After updating, be sure to enable all protection!

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Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v17 Free, MBAM3 Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), uBlock Origin, CryptoPrevent.


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ky331
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RE: Updates 2/8/16 - MVPS Hosts, Firefox, SpywareBlaster

Firefox Version 44.0.1 (February 8, 2016)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/44.0.1/releasenotes/

Fixed

  • Fix a rare bug which triggered the removal of stored passwords (1242176)

  • Allows spaces in cookie names (1244505)

  • Fix a top crash in cache networking (1244076)

  • Fix WebSockets when used in a Service Worker context (1243942)

  • Disable opus/vorbis audio with H.264 (1245696)

  • Require NSS 3.21 (1244069)

  • Ship the Gecko SDK (1243740)

  • Fix for graphics startup crash (GNU/Linux) (1222171)

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Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v17 Free, MBAM3 Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), uBlock Origin, CryptoPrevent.


[I believe computer-users who sandbox (Sandboxie) are acting prudently.]

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