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How to enable DNS over HTTPS to block ISP tracking

No matter how much effort we put into avoid getting tracked on the internet, there is one thing that seems tough to avoid — ISP tracking. Since no law stops ISP from monitoring, it comes as no surprise that they […]

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How to block adults websites in Windows 10

Adult content is tough to lock, especially when there are so many of them. While there are many ways of doing it including Security and Antivirus solutions, today we are talking about DNS Services to Block Adult Sites. The only […]

Free DNS Lookup

Free DNS Lookup Tools & Online services

DNS Lookup or Domain Name System Lookup lets you find the IP address of a specific domain name. It also reveals a lot of other details about the domain name. If you need to perform lookup often, I am sharing […]

What is a DNS leak and how to Stop DNS leak

Confidentiality and integrity of a data is the major concern in cyberspace.With the increase in the number of cyber attacks, it is important to regulate and test data processing system to verify security measures for a secure web browsing. The […]

Public DNS Server Tool is a free DNS changer for Windows 10

One way of enhancing security and ensuring better privacy during web browsing in Windows is switching a DNS server. Some widely popular public DNS providers like Comodo Secure DNS, OpenDNS, Google Public DNS, Yandex Secure DNS, Cloudflare DNS, Angel DNS, […]

CloudFlare DNS service 1.1.1.1

How to setup and use CloudFlare’s new DNS service 1.1.1.1

Cloudflare is a Global Network Service provider. Recently, they announced their own DNS service that will be directly competing with Google’s OpenDNS Service. This service from Cloudflare will be far focused on privacy and security of the users as well […]

DNS Server is not responding on Windows 10

When you try to connect to the Internet – but cannot then you may run the Network Diagnostic Troubleshooter to troubleshoot the issue. But at the time, the Troubleshooter itself may throw up the following error message: Your computer appears […]

Check DNS Hijacking

Who Is My DNS website lets you check DNS Hijacking online

DNS Hijacking is a major issue in the connected world. Every unique instance you type an address into your address bar your internet connected device makes a request to a DNS server to get the actual Internet Address (IP). The more […]

How to change DNS settings in Windows 10

Most are aware that Google Public DNS has been recently launched. If you wish, you can override the default DNS (Domain Name Server) settings on your Windows computer so you can specify which DNS server is used, or which IP […]

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What is a DNS Hijacking attack & how to prevent it

DNS is important in resolving the URLs you enter into the address bar of your browser. A lot of work goes into Domain Name Resolution. It is a sort of recursive operation that helps your browser get the IP address […]

F-Secure Router Checker

F-Secure Router Checker checks for DNS hijacking

F-Secure Router Checker is an online tool, that will scan the router settings of your Windows system and check if your DNS settings or Router have been hijacked or compromised. When you type www.thewindowsclub.com in your browsers address bar, your […]

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How to flush DNS Cache in Windows 10

Internet connection problems? DNS cache corrupted? Facing DNS issues or problems? Maybe you need to flush Windows DNS Cache. If your computer is finding it difficult to reach a certain website or server, the problem may be due to a […]

DNS Cache Poisoning and Spoofing

DNS Cache Poisoning and Spoofing

DNS stands for Domain Name System, and this helps a browser in figuring out the IP address of a website so that it can load it on your computer. DNS cache is a file on your or your ISP’s computer […]

DNSCrypt client for Windows: Encrypt Data from Computer to DNS

In the past few months, we have written a couple of articles related to Internet Privacy. We talked of how DNS works, free VPNs such as SpotFlux, NeoRouter, CyberGhost VPN, etc., as well as private browsers that hide your identities, such […]

OpenDNS adds more Security, by removing OpenDNS Guide Ads

OpenDNS is used by almost 50 million users to secure their browsing, to avoid malicious websites. Other than that, OpenDNS also provides parental controls and a faster DNS resolution – adding to your browsing experience. I can’t recall its name […]

ChrisPC DNS Switch lets you quickly change DNS Server

DNS (Domain Name System) connects your computer to the Internet server, acting as an essential link between the two. Your computer’s Internet connection is recognized by a default IP address, which is fetched directly from your Internet provider. Now what […]