OpenDNS, CleanBrowsing, and 1.1.1.1 for Families | DNS Content Filtering

What is DNS Content Filtering? A DNS Based Content Filtering service can prevent certain websites from loading on your network.  Most services can filter by specific categories like malware, phishing, pornography, etc.  Unlike some content filtering that can introduce security risks, DNS filtering does not intercept traffic between you and the website you’re visiting.  It … Continue reading “OpenDNS, CleanBrowsing, and 1.1.1.1 for Families | DNS Content Filtering”

DNS Hijacked? Slow? Setup Unbound on pfSense

Why Is It Slow? When you request a website, say, b3n.org, your computer needs the IP address.  So it sends out packets through your router/firewall, your modem, and out to your ISPs DNS Servers.  Your ISP’s DNS server will probably have it cached, if not it queries the authoritative (starting with the Root Name Servers) … Continue reading “DNS Hijacked? Slow? Setup Unbound on pfSense”