Mozilla has announced that Canadian Firefox users will see DNS-over-HTTPS be enabled by default from July 20. The rollout will be fully complete by September but it may be enabled for you earlier.
Comcast has become the first ISP to join Mozilla's Trusted Recursive Resolver program which aims to make DNS more secure. As part of the program, Mozilla earlier rolled out DNS over HTTPS in the U.S.
Mozilla has announced its rollout of DNS over HTTPS by default on Firefox installs located in the United States. It is exploring bringing this as a default option to other regions too.
Mozilla has partnered with NextDNS to give users more security and privacy. NextDNS joins Cloudflare in the Trusted Recursive Resolver program which Mozilla plans to expand further in future.
Cloudflare's 220.127.116.11 DNS service, which it touts as the fastest in the world, is expanding to also get a VPN. Called Warp, it promises faster connections than most VPNs and will soon launch in beta.
Microsoft announced that a service-side issue with Windows Update that prevented some Windows 10 users from connecting to the service has been fixed. The company cites a DNS bug as the cause.
The Alphabet firm, Jigsaw, has developed a new app called Intra which aims to give users more protection against DNS manipulation. The firm said it will benefit users in repressive countries.
McAfee and Infoblox have enhanced an alliance established last October in an effort to help organizations counter cyber threats through DNS and web security, data sharing, and security orchestration.
Cloudflare announced today its first consumer product ever, the 18.104.22.168 DNS service, which focuses on privacy and is already the fastest available. No, this is not an April Fools prank.
Crunchyroll, a popular online streaming service for watching anime, was recently the victim of a DNS hijack which saw a malicious payload delivered to otherwise unsuspecting users.
It's been almost a month since GoDaddy asked the Daily Stormer website to find alternative service for their domain following a deeply offensive article published there. It still hasn't found a home.
A new malware was recently seen attacking routers using Android phones. It brute forces routers using a predefined list of default router passwords, and uses the network to further spread crime.
Microsoft's Azure customers have apparently been hit by a global DNS outage which is affecting a number of services. Microsoft's engineers are currently working on a fix for the issue.
Virgin Media customers reported issues accessing Imgur, with some people suggesting the company has blocked the service. This is the second incident of Imgur being inaccessible on the Virgin ISP.
The original 'official' domain to one of the most notorious and highly publicized warez sites, The Pirate Bay, has been suspended by EuroDNS -- the registrar for the domain.
In an attempt to stop piracy, MPAA is currently considering using DNS providers to filter out websites like The Pirate Bay, and would use existing laws to enforce it.
Google is looking to expand business services by providing a domain registration service to rival the likes of GoDaddy. The company hopes to target the 55% of businesses who have no online presence.
The Turkish Government made news earlier this week by blocking the IP addresses of twitter, preventing its citizens from accessing the site. Now going one step further they have blocked Google's DNS.
Microsoft's DNS servers are apparently not responding to requests, causing service outages across the internet. Hotmail, Outlook.com, among others, are currently unavailable.
A DNS change has put 284 webpages at a weakness to hackers. Among the pages defaced by a group of seemingly Turkish hackers are the eBay, Microsoft and Google sites. No groups claim responsibility.
A service outage in parts of Europe has prompted one Anonymous member to say that he was behind the outage, claiming to have hacked the site via a vulnerability called cross-site request forgery.
Thanks to the efforts of the FBI and international law enforcement groups, you could lose your Internet access on July 9th due to a virus you never knew you had. We examine, and try to explain.
Anonymous is threatening to blackout the web on March 31st, in protest of SOPA and Wall Street. The plan is to DDoS the entire DNS system, making it impossible to access a website by any normal means.
On June 8th, as previously reported by Neowin and other sites, hundreds of web sites participated in a 24-hour trial of IPv6. The new version allows practically unlimited IP addresses and better performance compared to...
The DNS Company who provided the controversial Wikileaks with its domain name have decided to cut off their affiliation, effectively leaving Wikileaks with no domain name. The news comes as last week Wikileaks published 250,000 confidential...
Services such as OpenDNS, and Google's Public DNS have recently attracted a lot of attention due to their claims to speed up web browsing simply by changing the DNS servers your computer uses to resolve...
The popular email service Hotmail has been defaced in Israel by a Turkish hacker going by the name of TurkGuvenligi of Turksec. It appears the site has been subject to a DNS hijack, the practice of...
Internet users in Chile and the U.S. came under the control of Chinese Firewall censoring today, according to Good Gear Guide. A networking error related to the operation of BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) routing used...
An interesting proposal was announced on the official Google Code Blog this week. In a lengthy draft, a group of DNS and content providers (including Google) outline the concept of extending the DNS protocol to...
Google has announced that today it is launching its own public DNS resolver called Google Public DNS. Domain Name System (DNS) power how we all surf the web currently. In general internet service providers supply...
On Tuesday, internet provider Comcast announced it would be rolling out it's "Domain Helper" nationally, having trialled it before and reported great market success. The "Domain Helper" is aimed at assisting users who have mistyped...
A recently found flaw in the internet's addressing system is worse than first feared, so Dan Kaminsky said when speaking publicly about his discovery at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. He said...
Security researchers are claiming that Apple has failed to fully patch the high profile DNS cache poisoning error. The company issued the patch last week as part of a larger security update. The so-called Kaminsky...