According to a new report (PDF) of the DNS provider OpenDNS and online safety, social networking site Facebook was the most secure site in 2010. In this context, means blocking OpenDNS customers specially configured DNS and security services to prevent their users to connect, probably beyond the interest of safety, to prevent people from wasting time at work, resources or through corporate or organizational inappropriately. But, Facebook ranked high on another list: it was the second most in white list, which means sites that are specifically exempted from the rules of safety or crash.
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"Overall, 2010 was just a social trend that is reflected in the data we see," said founder and CEO David Ulevitch OpenDNS said in a statement. "Facebook is both blocked most sites and most authoritative, reflecting the push / pull to allow social sites in schools and the workplace. "

Open five most commonly found in blacklisting sites in 2010 were on Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, DoubleClick (network now owned by Google), and Twitter. Other websites include commonly blocked sites and ad networks for adults. However, as allowed within the five regions of the same number of times, YouTube and Facebook, followed by Gmail, Google, and Google's translation service.

Overall, 14.2 percent of Facebook prevented through open networks, and in particular the "residence" has increased by 12.7 percent. However, other OpenDNS business users with the proportions changed: the whole is 23 percent blocked.

Even broke open a web content filter will be key categories, says that in 2010, classified as porn sites 85 percent prevented users of sites of "sexuality" (80.1 percent) and content "bad taste" (77.3 per cent). The anonymous proxy sites and also prevented 76.2 percent of the users, which means that organizations are trying to prevent their users to circumvent content filtering web.

Open also said that the United States has hosted the most phishing sites than any other country, which is clearly marked. According to OpenDNS, about 53.8 percent of phishing Web sites hosted on systems in the United States, Germany, becoming a distant second with 6.3 percent.

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