November 24, 2020

Category: DNS

DNS Encryption Explained
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DNS Encryption Explained

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the address book of the Internet. When you visit cloudflare.com or any other site, your browser will ask a DNS resolver for the IP address where the website can be found. Unfortunately, these DNS queries and answers are typically unprotected. Encrypting DNS would improve user privacy and security. In […]

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Why big ISPs aren’t happy about Google’s plans for encrypted DNS
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Why big ISPs aren’t happy about Google’s plans for encrypted DNS

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) When you visit a new website, your computer probably submits a request to the domain name system (DNS) to translate the domain name (like arstechnica.com) to an IP address. Currently, most DNS queries are unencrypted, which raises privacy and security concerns. Google and Mozilla are trying to address these […]

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WARP is here (sorry it took so long)
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WARP is here (sorry it took so long)

Today, after a longer than expected wait, we’re opening WARP and WARP Plus to the general public. If you haven’t heard about it yet, WARP is a mobile app designed for everyone which uses our global network to secure all of your phone’s Internet traffic. We announced WARP on April 1 of this year and […]

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How to check DNS records on a specific DNS server using dig and linux
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How to check DNS records on a specific DNS server using dig and linux

Sometimes it may be necessary to get DNS records from a DNS server even if the domain is already pointed at a different DNS server. One tool you can use under linux is called dig. You can use dig to query any DNS server you specify (or use the default nameservers) and get all DNS […]

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