Chrome Breaks Encrypted DNS on macOS 13

Often regarded as a critical piece of the internet fabric, DNS functions as a directory service for the internet. Its biggest vulnerability has always been that its traffic was always sent across the wire in clear text (meaning anyone could read the queries). The solution for this came in the form of Encrypted DNS, which by…

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The DNS Security Landscape

In our last article, we shared thoughts on how DNS can be used as an effective security control for your organization by functioning as a Firewall. In this article, we step back and focus security landscape as it pertains to DNS. This article is designed to educate and illustrates the complexities of managing your DNS…

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A DNS Firewall For Every Network

We spend a lot of time talking about CleanBrowsing in the context of content filtering, but in this article we’re going to spend some time focusing on the security benefits you get with CleanBrowsing.   By default, security is built into the CleanBrowsing service. It is foundation to every Free and Paid service. Organizations have…

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Internet Filters Are a Deterrent & Safeguard not an Absolute

We built CleanBrowsing to provide our kids with a set of guard rails while online. Since, the service has grown organically to over 5 billion requests a day, being used by large enterprises, parents, and everything in between. Through this process, we have been intimately familiar with the ongoing debate around the effectiveness of internet…

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Linux is The Best OS for Kids

I am a technologist by trade, so my opinion is a bit biased, but I am a firm believer that Linux is by far the best Operating System (OS) for kids. Now, I’m not saying it’s the easiest, and that you won’t get complaints from your kids that the experience is different, but from a…

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The DNS Communication Hierarchy

CleanBrowsing is a DNS resolver that offers a content filtering service, it is why we say we are a DNS-based content filtering platform. But how exactly does that effect you, the user, when change your DNS?   This article aims to focus on the communication hierarchy that exists, and that you should be aware of,…

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Instagram Being Hacked via Password Reset Option

This is a public service announcement for all users to be aware of an active scam happening right now that is targeting instagram users.   This is a nasty, but effective, social phishing campaign that takes advantage of a relationship you have online.   It starts with a simple request. Who doesn’t want to help…

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Different Types of Content Filtering

CleanBrowsing is a DNS Filtering platform that allows you to deploy content filtering on your network. This means we can filter Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDN), which means;:   State Example CAN block badexample.com CAN NOT Block badexample.com/path/to/file.php   What we can and cannot block is a direct reflection of the technology we have chosen…

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Safe DNS – Encrypting DNS for a Safe Online Experience

The Domain Name System (DNS) has been around since the conception of the internet. It is the most popular, under appreciated, technology that powers the web. What I call a critical piece of the fabric of the web.   Without it, we would have to remember things like 137.220.48.110 vs cleanbrowsing.org. Take a moment to…

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