The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [July-15-2010]
Download: hosts.zip (147 kb)
How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
HOSTS File - Frequently Asked Questions
Note: the "text" version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections ...
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (596 kb)
Folks ... I've been swamped latey with thousands of submission to add to the HOSTS file ... thus the lack of recent blog posts. While I welcome all these new submissions, I would ask that when possible please add the URL (web site) where the suggested entry can be found. Since I verify each entry by hand ... I need to make sure that an entry does not break the page, or some other undesired effect.