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I'll say yes, if Cryptoware 2.0 use a server listed in the list you use. https://easylist.adblockplus.org But it's not the primary job of AdBlock. If you want something to block adware, malware and spyware you should look something like disconnect.me or ghostery. You could also secure your lan by using Secure DNS like using those dns Comodo DNS DNS #1 : ...


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It can't hurt. ABP (and similar software) blocks known ad providers and patterns that look like ad providers. If one of them gets popped and starts serving up malware, ABP will save you. If the site you're on is the compromised one, ABP can't help (unless the compromise is to point at a compromised ad network that's already blocked... seems complicated). ...



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