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Does Kibosh Filter Netflix Content?

Here at Kibosh, we often get asked the question “does Kibosh filter Netflix?” ¬†With Kibosh filtering, you certainly have the ability to entirely block Netflix for individual devices in the home, which may be useful as a temporary measure or punishment. ¬† However, in the era of cord-cutting and the vast catalog of quality entertainment on Netflix, many parents are wondering if there is a way to protect their kids from viewing unwanted material. ¬†Fortunately, there is a way to…

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How to host a public facing Minecraft server in 15 min

Recently my son asked me if he could play Minecraft with his cousins, and if I would setup a server. This guide will show you how to quickly setup, and host a Minecraft server that is accessible from anywhere in the world. Preface: these instructions apply to all version of the Kibosh router firmware, however these firewall settings are only accessible from the Kibosh Router Management Utility (KRMU), not from MyFilter.kibosh.net. Any computer that will run Minecraft can host the…

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How to stay secure online.

Following these general guidelines will keep you free from web based malware/ viruses and rootkits thus protecting your personal information, and saving you hours of headache and $ repairing / replacing an infected PC. Use Google which offers a certain level of protection from: Malware protection Phishing protection SafeSearch Enforced by Kibosh Filtering Service Use FireFox or Chrome Never download a file you didn’t actively seek out Never click on a link from an email Always manually (type address in…

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Beware mobile games with ads.

A growing trend with mobile game producers, in an effort to generate revenue, is in-game-ads, and in-game-purchasing. In regards to in-game-purchasing, the game is free to install and play, and one can purchase gold coins, or jewels i.e., some form of game currency which you then use to purchase upgrades, new levels, new characters etc. Typically one can also play to unlock these features, but paying is much faster. From a family safe perspective in-game-purchasing is an acceptable form of…

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How to secure Windows 10

Microsoft introduced a lot of new features in Windows 10 such as Cortana. However, most of them are breaking your privacy. For example if you’re using the default settings, each time you start typing in search box in taskbar , your local search terms and location are sent to Microsoft, some of which advertise to you. To make matters worse, who knows what web results will be returned? Also, by default (default = if you don’t change this then it…

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Do you have a list of websites I should be blocking?

By simply plugging a Kibosh in as your primary router hardcore objectionable content on the Internet will be inaccessible from any device, and you don’t need to configure anything to make this happen. Now that the really bad stuff is blocked, we can focus on the more subjective content like bikinis, drugs, social networks, etc. These you can either block individually by entering the website(s) into your blacklist, or en masse by selecting categories of content to block. All easily…

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