Tackling Google Stadia


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Tackling Google Stadia

Greetings all,


As I'm sure most are aware Google launched Stadia this week. Has anyone had any luck with blocking access to this service without hindering the use of other Google resources? I know this will be a temp fix due to eventually it will be present in apps and threats but any help/advice would be appreciated.

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Cyber Elite

Well, I would block traffic to the domain name first, if you think that would be a first step.

Maybe look at traffic and determine what apps (unknown or not) are being used.

Custom URL category (set to block)


Those are the first things off the top of my head.


Next is wireshark it and create a custom application to detect/block. 

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L1 Bithead

Hi William,


do you find out the application which is used for Google Stadia? I think it is rtp-base. Do you agree?

If I block the URLs stadia.com and stadia.google.com, it can't be accessed anymore.

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