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    ipfilter.dat / September 2020

    emule-security.org hasn't published a new ipfilter.dat since July 25th, which is a bit worrying as they'd had a near-spotless record of always doing so within the first ten days of every month. Therefore, I took it upon myself to create an updated one.

    • Date of creation: September 14th, 2020
    • Includes: Bluetack's level 1 blocklist, CIDR Report's unallocated IPv4 address space, eMule Security's fake servers (Last-Modified on July 25th, 2020), eMule Security's Amazon AWS ranges (Last-Modified on April 1st, 2012), Cloudflare ranges, IANA reserved, private and multicast ranges
    • Overlapping and duplicate entries have been merged
    • Deliberately not included: "badpeers" and "rangetest" lists, as they appear to be too aggressive.


    The attachment has been removed (see below).
    "I just remembered something that happened a long time ago."
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    alina (03.10.20) , mmmmm (21.09.20) , Snitlev (19.09.20) , yoco (15.09.20)

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    Do you guys trust this filter?
    https://www.ipfilter.app/
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    If you mean the program, it's open source, so if it did something malicious people would have found out already. If you mean the blocklist it uses, the author claims it's an "all-in-one combined list, which is a merged combination of several [ones]". In principle I would find that undesirable, since blocklists are a necessary evil at best; stacking them does not equate to better security and IP bans can affect legitimate peers if used too aggressively. I tried to limit mine to "tried and true" ranges, and even then I had my doubts about including unallocated address space, since that changes on a daily basis (but threw it in nonetheless).

    Since once again, the program is open source, you don't even need to run it to get a copy of its custom filters. Just surf through the code and see where they're grabbed from

    Code:
    namespace IPFilter.ListProviders
    {
        public class DefaultList : IMirrorProvider
        {
            public string Name => "Default";
    
            public string GetUrlForMirror()
            {
                return "https://github.com/DavidMoore/ipfilter/releases/download/lists/ipfilter.dat.gz";
            }
        }
    }
    Anyway, eMule Security published a new ipfilter on the first of this month, so I deleted the now-outdated attachment in the first post. If they ever lag again, I will revisit this.
    "I just remembered something that happened a long time ago."
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