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Hello,

For long time now, the FP's for Web Protection seems to be out of control.

Just out of curiosity, look in the specific area of this forum and you will see that 7 out of 10 reported FP's are indeed FP's , with the well know answer "Thanks.Block is being removed"

My question is how do you generate the list of blocked site OR where are you getting this list from???

With this amount of FP's, the Web Protection is very questionable if not equal to ZERO. In fact I disabled the Web protection on my PC and I use something else (ublock origin)

Thanks!

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Hi,

Everything that is added to the database has been verified where it was either hosting malicious content, and/or the site was compromised (which is in most of the cases) etc.

So, if a site has been cleaned up, malicious content was removed, the block is also removed. 

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In fact I disabled the Web protection on my PC and I use something else (ublock origin)

Just in case you didn't know, uBlock is also using our hphosts.

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