DNS

DNS Filtering: How Does It Work?
Serena Raymond
November 24, 2021

Whether you’re just learning about DNS for the first time or have had DNS threat protection for years, how much do you really know about DNS filtering? This blog post will cover DNS basics, what DNS filtering is, and why everyone needs it. First things first: What is DNS?

Paul Vixie and Peter Lowe on Why DoH is Politically Motivated
DNSFilter
November 10, 2021

DNSFilter and Farsight Security (now acquired by DomainTools) teamed up on November 9th to discuss DNS encryption, with a special emphasis on DNS-over-HTTPS, or DoH. Below is a full transcript of the webinar. In this webinar, Paul Vixie and Peter Lowe tackle the political motivations behind DoH and why it's the most popular encryption method at the moment—and why other methods may be more favorable.

The Intersection of Cryptocurrency and DNS Data Part 2: Cryptomining, Phishing, New Domains, and More
Serena Raymond
October 25, 2021

Where cryptocurrency and DNS data meet. In part 2 of this 2-part blog, we’ll look at cryptomining, new domains, and crypto-related phishing sites.

Facebook Outage: For Once, It Wasn’t DNS
Jen Ayers
October 7, 2021

Facebook had a massive global outage last monday, but who was to blame? We originally thought DNS was the culprit but that wasn't the case this time.

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