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DNSCrypt v0.0.6

Freeware
Vista / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP
DNSCrypt is a tool that can encrypt DNS traffic to protect against eavesdropping and man in the middle attacks over the 'last mile'.

The tool is developed to be used with OpenDNS, the most secure DNS service available. It can automatically change your network settings to enable OpenDNS on your system, and while active, it will encrypt DNS traffic to protect it against some known weaknesses in DNS.

Specifically, it protects your DNS information over the "last mile" of your connection, which is the portion of your Internet connection between your computer and your ISP. DNS traffic has been demonstrated to be vulnerable to snooping, tampering and eavesdropping over this "last mile", and in an era of open public wifi networks and so on, this is a very useful tool for the privacy- and security-conscious.

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DNSCrypt v0.0.6

Keywords:
dnscrypt dns weakness last mile

License type Freeware1
Author's homepage Visit the author's site
Date added 26 Mar 2014
Downloads 29
File size 719.79 kB (<1min @ 1Mbps)
Supported languages English
Operating systems Vista / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP1

1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

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