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DNS Leaks Explained

When using an anonymous VPN to hide your online identity (IP address), a mistake in how you configure your computer to use the Domain Name System (DNS) can cause your true IP address to be revealed. This post explains what DNS leaks are and how to avoid them to maintain safety online. What is a DNS Leak? Browsing the internet is a series of requests to servers. When you access google.com, the first thing your computer does is convert the name [...]

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