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Technical Support

How to protect macOS / OSX

  For existing Kibosh customers who need to protect their Mac computer(s) when not at home. When you’re done, the Internet on each Mac you’ve configured with Kibosh Nameservers will always be clean, and family safe no matter what Wi-Fi they are connected to (in our out of the home / office). NOTE: You do not need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network to configure this. NOTE: These settings will stay on each Mac regardless of what Wi-Fi is…

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How to change your default search engine.

  Chrome Open Chrome and search for chrome://settings/searchEngines Under Default search engines Set DuckDuckGo.com as your default: Close the tab, you’re done. Safari Choose Safari from the toolbar > Preferences… > Search Choose DuckDuckGo.com: Close window FireFox Click the menu button and choose Options. Select Search in the left pane.      

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Can Kibosh block, on sites like Snapchat and Instagram, inappropriate content?

  These sites are protected with HTTPS, which is encryption technology. You can block, allow, schedule access to these sites, but we cannot manage what happens ‘inside’ the site without decryption the HTTPS – and this is not feasible at this time due to cost, and complexity. In summary, we can block, allow, schedule access to, and log when the site was accessed, but we cannot block content inside the Twiter.com, Snapshot.com domains (unless they provide the tools to do…

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Enable MyFilter Dashboard (Kibosh Filter Open)

  For Kibosh Filter Open customers only. You should have already configured your router with Kibosh’s Nameservers. There are two parts to the Kibosh Filter Open solution: Internet Content Filtering via Kibosh Nameservers (this is the part that removes all the bad stuff from the Internet). MyFilter Dashboard Management – this is where you can shape your Internet by blocking websites / apps, turn on activity logs, enable SafeSearch Lock-In, YouTube SafeMode, etc. For example, if you wanted to block Facebook.com…

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What sites should I be blocking?

  Q: My kids are starting to explore online – do you have a list of websites I should be blocking? A: Yes, and few we recommend: 4chan.com – contains porn, news, and gossip. reddit.com – contains porn, news, and gossip. tumblr.com – a blog hosting site that hosts a lot of porn. Kibosh Filter blocks most of it by default.   Updated: 8.18.18

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How to control Internet / App access on iOS / Android.

  How to control Internet / App access on iOS / Android. Protect the device with Kibosh Filter per the setup guide you received in your purchase email. Be sure to complete the DDNS section where you need to enter the Kibosh ID for this device. Log into the MyFilter Dashboard for this device. In other words, log into MyFilter using the Kibosh ID you received at time of purchase. Instructions on how to do this will be in your…

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DNS: device is vulnerable to attacks

  Local antivirus products, like AVAST, or AVG, Nortons, etc., usually offer a Web Filter / Internet Security / Web Shield type feature that you can optionally turn on / off. See an example of Avast here. The antivirus vendor will make a good sales pitch for why you should turn this feature on, however it’s bunk. You do not want to turn this feature on because A) it filters nothing, and B) they see ALL OF YOUR INTERNET TRAFFIC…

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How to upgrade WiFi signal.

  Everything is WiFi now, so ensuring your Kibosh appliance’s WiFi is setup properly is paramount, and will make for a much smoother experience. A few key points about WiFi: Stone and metal will interfere with all WiFi signal. So if you have a room enclosed with stone / metal you will always have problems getting a strong WiFi signal in here, regardless of the power of WiFi router. This room will need a range extender (see below). The direction…

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