Expanding adblocking with Pfsense\Squidguard\Pfblocker?

  • Hi All,

    For some time now Pfsense runs just fine here, on my Intel Atom setup. Using SNORT for IDS/IPS which, apart from sometimes not restarting after the automatic update at night, works fine.

    I am running Squid/Squidguard to block ads/trackers using the Shallalist list, but find that more and more ads slip through. Is it possible to expand the pFsense adblocking capabilities using Easylist (found here I believe https://easylist.to/easylist/easylist.txt)? This list is updated daily.

    1. I believe Squidguard can't cope with .txt files, right? So it is impossible to add?
    2. Should I use Pfblocker to use this list instead?

    Thanks for your time.

  • I block ad and tracking servers via DNS. I see ads so rarely, it's always a surprise when I do.

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