What VPN Users Need To Know About DNS Leaks
AmongTech, September 7th, 2019
September 7, 2019,
Volume 258, Issue 1

Technology is constantly evolving and new threats to online privacy are no different. While many people already take precautions such as using VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) to keep their web browsing private, these are not universal solutions and it is still important to stay on top of new threats when they are discovered

"One vulnerability which VPN users who wish to keep their web browsing private should be aware of is DNS leaking.

DNS leaking can potentially reveal your entire web browsing history to your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and compromise your privacy - even when you are using a VPN. While it is not a cause for concern to VPN users who simply wish to view streaming site content in other countries or take advantage of regional pricing on flight tickets, VPN users who wish to protect their privacy should take precautions to prevent DNS leaking. So what really are DNS leaks - and how do you prevent them?..."

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