DNS Battle! What's your favorite??

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  1. caml light

    caml light Registered Member

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    Hi guys, as from title, what's your favorite DNS service offering malware and phishing protection? Please write your choice only if you have done some comparative tests between more DNS.

    My favorite was ClearCloud (now discontinued). Now i'm going to test Norton and Sendori... what's the best for you (for your tests)?

    Cheers!
     
  2. Tomwa

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    I'm currently using OpenDNS I was a big user of Google DNS for a LONG time however, due to their privacy policies I stopped using their service. Furthermore OpenDNS now has DNSCrypt (Encrypted DNS) which helps mitigate the risk of MITM attacks.

    Google was definitely the fastest for me (Google does know the internet well I must admit) but OpenDNS invests more time into securing and improving DNS than anyone else.
     
  3. ams963

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    I've tried Comodo, Norton and Open dns. I find Norton to be the fastest, reliable and best protection. And now that new Norton dns came out as ConnectSafe I love it even more.
     
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    I was using open, comodo, norton, clearcloud and google. My favorite was clearcloud. Now that its gone I'm using norton. I've found that it blocks the most amount of malware. Its also good as a parental blocker. It just happens to be a little faster than my ISP. (verizon fios)
     
  5. Umbra

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    Using Comodo DNS, a bit faster than Norton in my case.
     
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    Norton DNS.
     
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    The opposite is true for me. Norton servers are nearer my place than Comodo ones. :D It's even faster than my ISP. ;)
     
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    Norton ConnectSafe (fast and no issues)
     
  9. caml light

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    does someone use Sendori? I've heard it's very good, similar to Norton in protection, but it's less known...
     
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    Configured my router for Norton, and now all machines are protected. It's faster than my isp too.
     
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    Don't care about malware and phishing, OpenDNS solely because of DNSCrypt.
     
  12. Umbra

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    Since it is an apps you need to install , i say "no thank you"
     
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    Norton connectsafe
     
  14. Sir Percy

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    NortonDNS, second choices would be OpenDNS and GoogleDNS.
     
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    I use Sendori. Its good but have no comparison with Norton. I think Sendori and Norton are the best (there was some sort of review on youtube somewhere). Comodo is not so good in blocking and not so fast as Sendori and Norton.

    I wonder where sendori get there input from..
     
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    I went to that site and all hell broke lose,firworks and explosions:D just kidding, nothing happens I just get sendori get there.
     
  18. Hungry Man

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    That sums it up for me. Blacklisting the 2^128 websites isn't going to work and I have other defenses in place for securing my system from exploit pages - nothing is getting through those (and I don't think anything ever has historically.) My worries are what happens between me and the server, which DNSCrypt tries to address at least partially.
     
  19. tomazyk

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    Just switched from Norton DNS to OpenDNS. It is a bit faster...
     
  20. caml light

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    hi guys, i hope to find the time to test Norton and Sendori with some malware and phishing sites. Which sites do you suggest to do it? malc0de and mdl? :D
     
  21. Overkill

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    I find opendns to be very good and fast, I also use comodo dns with dragon
     
  22. Page42

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    I followed the lead of a couple well-respected members here on this thread and have gone with OpenDNS and installed DNSCrypt.
    So far so good.
     
  23. justenough

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    Hadn't heard about DNSCrypt until reading Tomwa and others here. I just switched to OpenDNS and installed DNSCrypt. Seems fast, maybe faster than Norton was. Could be because there's a hub in this area.
     
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    I disabled "Fall back to insecure DNS" which was default on my settings.
     
  25. Overkill

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    The only problems i've had is I get knocked offline with dnscrypt so I had to un-install it until they fix it.
     
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