I want to edit the hosts file to block sites that are regarded as undesirable or to block ads.After assigning the loopback IP 127.0.0.1 to an URL that I want to block.
If I go to Firewall\Blocked Zone\Advanced and check Lock Hosts file.Will this prevent from been hijack from malware.
ZoneAlarm Security Suite version:7.0.483.000
Anti-virus engine version:3
Anti-virus SDK version:188.8.131.52
Anti-virus signature DAT file version:966439226
Anti-spyware engine version:184.108.40.206
Anti-spyware signature DAT file version:01.200812.5075