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Which DNS for Malware and Content blocking?


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_CyberGhosT_

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#67
Just North of the border, very close to general East Coast servers.
Ok Cool, he's in Spain and your in Canada ?
Just wanted to confirm. Thanks ;)
New Jersey & Cali are where the current servers
are located.
Russia has one or two as well.
I am in the Central US, so I am between both of the US servers.
In the US AdGuard DNS is fast, at least for me ;)
 
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Ok Cool, he's in Spain and your in Canada ?
Just wanted to confirm. Thanks ;)
New Jersey & Cali are where the current servers
are located.
Russia has one or two as well.
I am in the Central US, so I am between both of the US servers.
In the US AdGuard DNS is fast, at least for me ;)
Yes my friend, i´m in Spain. the best servers here come from U.S. I have Norton Security Deluxe, and Norton ConnectSafe don´t work in my system :eek::p
I´m now with Comodo or Google
 

Marko :)

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#76
I use Google Public DNS. The ones from my ISP sometimes fail and then no one has internet access. DNS is changed directly in router settings so I don't have to bother setting up on every device.
 
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#77
OpenDNS is owned by Cisco.

Cisco has recently tried to re-brand themselves as a security company and i think they're doing a pretty good job.
They have alot of amazing enterprise tools that are all intergrated.

OpenDNS is part of their Umbrella package which is a great web filtering tool.

For free.. why not lol
 

Evjl's Rain

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#78
I think OpenDNS is the best in terms of speed and blocking capability. They own phishtank.com and this has a huge list of phishing links. I tested and OpenDNS blocked many of those links

OpenDNS can be used to block ad domains, max. 25 domains
also some categories which can be chosen. Familyshield preselects 13 adult-related categories if I'm not mistaken

These are what I'm using for myself
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Amelith Nargothrond

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#79
Agreed, OpenDNS is also my choice. Cisco and their Umbrella are great. For routers though, you might need one that has a dedicated OpenDNS ip updater client or a custom client which can be configured for OpenDNS. As a fallback, they have installable clients for win/mac/linux if you don't have a compatible router.

Anyway, they are fast and they are great (for me at least).

If you are into custom firewalls, pfsense has a dedicated client and works awesomely with OpenDNS.
 

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