CloudFlare introduced the most secure DNS

By: Igor Nikitin | 02.04.2018, 08:25
CloudFlare introduced the most secure DNS

People use DNS every day for fast and convenient surfing on the Internet. He introduced, opened the page and read some interesting news about the technique. In some countries, users prefer Google Public DNS or OpenDNS, which opens access to government-blocked sites. Such DNS are characterized by increased speed, but there is always room for improvement. CloudFlare, an Internet security company, introduced its own Domain Name Server.

New player

DNS CloudFlare uses the address and for IPv4, and 2606: 4700: 4700: 1111 and 2606: 4700: 4700: 1001 for IPv6. The service supports DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS, which gives us hope for maximum security. It also minimizes query time, uses a shared cache and aggressively negative caching, which reduces the load on the DNS system. In addition, CloudFlare does not record IP addresses.

As I used to live without it

To use DNS CloudFlare, you need to configure it . On Windows, we pin Win + R and register the cherished "control.exe / name Microsoft NetworkAndSharingCenter" and hit on the "Enter" key. Click on the current network to which the PC is connected and open the "Properties".

We are looking for IP version 4 (TCP / IPv4) or IPv6, if you have specific tastes. Then open the required one and tick the box next to "Use the following DNS server addresses". In the preferred we cast, and in the alternative - For IPv6, this will be 2606: 4700: 4700: 1111 and 2606: 4700: 4700: 1001. Congratulations, you are the lucky owner of the DNS CloudFlare.