HostsShield Auto-Updates Hosts File in Windows to Block Malicious Websites

The way an operating system translates the easy to remember domain names like yahoo.com into IP addresses like 206.190.36.45 is by querying the DNS servers that you have configured for the network interface. But you can bypass the DNS servers by using the HOSTS file that contains entries with domain to IP address translations already done. Read More …

Manage Windows HOSTS File with hostsController

The HOSTS file in Windows (as well as in other operating systems) is taken into account when various programs try to translate the domain names into their respective IP addresses. For example, when you type in “trishtech.com” in your web browser, it first checks the hosts file whether an entry exists for this domain and Read More …