Browse Blog Posts In Category “Privacy”

Preserving privacy and providing transparency in a world of always-on security

Many people know us for our disruptive model of delivering security, offering it as a highly scalable and globally available service. And, people are starting to talk about the powerful security we provide our customers by…

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Introducing Sodium, a New Cryptographic Library

OpenDNS has a long history of innovation, which includes building tools and open source projects that are designed to make the Internet safer and smarter. We built PhishTank, the world’s largest community-powered phishing…

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Traveling this summer? Then read this.

Now that Summer is right around the corner it’s likely that many of you may have plans to do some traveling. Well, if that’s the case I’m here to make sure you add one more item to your pre-travel checklist: update your computer…

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DNSCrypt for Windows has arrived.

In December we delivered a preview of one of the most critical and innovative technologies DNS security has seen. DNSCrypt, available initially only for Mac, works by encrypting all DNS traffic between you and your DNS provider,…

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There’s no "I" in Twtter: How to outsmart typosquatting

One of the many reasons more than 30 million people around the world choose OpenDNS is a feature called automatic typo correction.  It works by automatically redirecting common typos in top-level domains (.com, .net, .edu, etc.)…

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The proposed White House cybersecurity bill explained

Sifting through legislative literature can be arduous, and since we’ve already done the work we wanted to share a quick summary of what the White House is proposing around cybersecurity and how it might affect you. Please note: we…

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