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· One min read
Yevgeniy Goncharov

OpenBLD.net — Next Stage to Growth with Google Chrome Extension as a part of OpenBLD.net ecosystem.

I named it as OpenBLD.net Blocker, and it is available for Google Chrome and Brave browsers (or any Chrome based browsers)

OpenBLD.net Blocker

DNS Protection with a Twist

OpenBLD.net's DNS service blocks ads, trackers, and malware through domain name filtering routines. However, some marketing services use JavaScript code embedded in URLs to deliver their content, bypassing domain-based blocking methods.

OpenBLD.net Blocker Extension - utilizes URL filtering routines to identify and block these evasive ads and trackers.

Key Features

  • Lightweight and efficient extension
  • Complements OpenBLD.net service
  • Adheres to Google Manifest V3 standards
  • Operates without relying on third-party servers or data collection
  • Free from any malicious or harmful activities

How to Install

  • Open OpenBLD.net Blocker extension page from Google Chrome Store
  • In install it

After installation, you can see OpenBLD.net Blocker icon in your browser extension chrome://extensions/ section.

OpenBLD.net Blocker

  • Done ✅

Embrace Enhanced Security

With the OpenBLD.net, you can enjoy a safer and more secure online experience. Setup OpenBLD.net in your browser today and experience the difference!

· One min read
Yevgeniy Goncharov

Upcoming Changes in OpenBLD.net

As time progresses and the user base grows, server capacities are expanding, necessitating more servers and funds. However, the budget is already allocated and distributed.

In light of the above, some changes are planned for the architecture of OpenBLD.net:

  • ADA (DNS 53): Disable everywhere except for the main two or three servers
  • RIC (DNS 53): Eliminate DNS 53 on all RIC servers, leaving only - DoT, DoH.

In summary: DNS 53 will remain only in the ADA infrastructure.

Important: Please let me know if this may break something for you; we will think together about what can be done.

Anyone who can contribute to the OpenBLD.net project, please don't hesitate. You can find information on how to do this and the benefits you can expect here.

🤝 Thanks to everyone who has helped and continues to help. Blessings to you all!

· One min read
Yevgeniy Goncharov

🚀 Exciting October'23 Upgrades at OpenBLD.net! 🚀

We're thrilled to unveil the latest enhancements in our OpenBLD.net ecosystem. Here's what's new:

  • New Filtering Routine Server: Strengthening the core of OpenBLD.net with a brand new filtering routine server.
  • Enhanced Performance: Boosted RAM and CPU power on select servers for even smoother operation.
  • German Server Addition: Testing out a new server in Germany for ada.openbld.net frontend scoping.
  • Rule Tweaks: Updated blocking rules to better combat abused IPs and CIDRs.
  • Improved Resource Handling: Optimized performance for web resources like Krisha, IvI, and Yandex Maps.

🚫 Reducing Threats: We've successfully blocked Kazakhstan-associated YoroTrooper attacks and the threat of spying on your iPhone. Plus, we've thwarted Keepass faked malware.

📣 Stay Connected:

  • Join our official Telegram channel: Link
  • Follow us on LinkedIn: Link

OpenBLD.net is your go-to service for a cleaner, distraction-free online experience.

Help us make the internet a better place for all! 💪

· One min read
Yevgeniy Goncharov

How can you reduce the threat of spying on your iPhone?

iPhone owners can be hacked through iMessage with Operation Triangulation infection chain and you can reduce thich chain attack together with OpenBLD.net.

In short. Operation Triangulation infection chain: a device receives a malicious iMessage attachment that launches a chain of exploits, and their execution ultimately results in the launch of the TriangleDB implant. In more detail, the infection chain can be summarized with the following article.

Infection chain: Operation Triangulation infection chain

Now all chained domains added to OpenBLD.net ecosystem, and of course - be careful about what and from whom you receive in your iMessage 😎

· One min read
Yevgeniy Goncharov

Update HTTPS certificates will progress tonight

  • ADA - Issue and Update certificates
  • RIC - Issue and Update certificates
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This action will not affect your connectivity.

This message is to let you know that this is a legitimate, planned procedure.

· One min read
Yevgeniy Goncharov

Introduction

In Almaty, this Thursday, October 19, at 7:00 PM in SmartPoint, I'll be presenting an open report on the topic of "Security and DNS."

The Importance of DNS

We all recognize that DNS is the backbone of the internet; without it, nothing would function properly. It's everywhere, yet its significance in cybersecurity often goes unnoticed.

What to Expect

While the document is still a work in progress, I plan to cover the following key areas:

  • Why DNS is crucial and how it operates
  • Its impact on security
  • How it affects users
  • DNS and Threat Intelligence
  • The origins of OpenBLD.net DNS 😡

Event Details

Admission is free. Unfortunately, the link to the event is only available on LinkedIn, where you can find the full agenda.

For those attending, see you at the event! ✌️))