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Browser Security

Firefox DNSSEC feature (DNS over HTTPS)

Firefox seems to work now together with Cloudflare, in order to get your data. What Mozilla calls ‘DNS over HTTPS’ is simply another term for DNSSEC which signs the queries so that an attacker can’t see which domain you’re visiting, on paper this sounds good.

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Software

Cloudflare starts it’s own DNS 1.1.1.1

Cloudflare is well-known and they started their own DNS resolver which is available under 1.1.1.1 to compete against Google or QuadDNS (and no, it’s not an April joke).

Cloudflare DNS
The speed is depending on server <-> your location among some other factors. Picture Source: Cloudflare