Virtual private networks are one of the best online privacy tools there is. However, even VPN users need to be aware that their privacy may not always be as protected as they would like to believe. Not all VPNs are built alike, and some are susceptible to vulnerabilities that could compromise your privacy.
DNS leaks are one such vulnerability that can reveal the websites you visit to your internet service provider (ISP). If you are using a VPN for privacy reasons, this could negate the point entirely, leaving your web history in the hands of marketers, surveillance agencies and even cyber criminals if your ISP’s databases are compromised.
While DNS leaks are a serious privacy threat, diagnosing them and fixing the issue is fortunately not hard. In this article, we will look at how to know if you are suffering from DNS leaks, what causes this type of leak, and finally how to resolve the issue and protect your online privacy going forward.
What are DNS leaks?
In order to know where to find a website such as Google.com, your browser asks a domain name server or …read more
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