Energized Protection is described as 'This Energized System is designed to be available for all OSs, systems. gets a list of domains that serve ads, tracking scripts and malware from multiple reputable sources and creates a hosts file that prevents your system from connecting to them' and is a Ad Blocker in the Security & Privacy category. There are five alternatives to Energized Protection for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Pi-hole, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Energized Protection are AdAway (Free, Open Source), Unified hosts file with base extensions (Free, Open Source), Privoxy (Free, Open Source) and hBlock (Free, Open Source).
An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.
Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk.
hBlock is a POSIX-compliant shell script, designed for Unix-like systems, that gets a list of domains that serve ads, tracking scripts and malware from multiple sources and creates a hosts file (alternative formats are also supported) that prevents your system from connecting to...