Configure DNS Over HTTPS in Firefox

Discussion in 'Guides' started by RGiskardR, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. RGiskardR

    RGiskardR Malware Tester Silver Member

    DNS over HTTPS is a relatively new feature to improve the privacy, security and connection reliability of DNS look-ups; the feature is currently in draft status and tested by companies such as Google, Cloudflare or Mozilla.

    DNS resolves play an important part on today's Internet; domain names that you enter in your browser's address bar need to be linked to IP addresses, and that is what DNS is used for.

    These DNS look-ups happen automatically and often without any form of encryption or protection from prying eyes or tampering.

    Internet users up until now had options to connect to a non-leaking VPN provider, switch the DNS provider to one that promises better privacy and security, or use DNSCrypt to improve privacy and security.

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