OpenDNS your portal for safe and protected Domain Name System service in the net
By: Alodia Phan – jcyberinux.com
OpenDNS is a Domain Name System resolution service which provides companies, institutes or individuals to OpenDNS feature and service. OpenDNS is providing recursive nameserver addresses for public use, (which is mapped to the nearest server location example would be the 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124).
OpenDNS is your total defender against malicious piece of softwares wandering around the net. As the matter of fact, OpenDNS users are now protected from vicious Flashback malware which been attacked and infected hundreds of thousands of Mac users and devices.
Services and Features :
Provides opened DNS for everyone
OpenDNS Parental Control
DNS rebinding protection
Benefits of Premium DNS :
Speed up your Internet experience
OpenDNS’s 12 global data centers are strategically located at the most well-connected intersections of the Internet. Unlike other providers, OpenDNS’s network uses sophisticated Anycast routing technology, which means no matter where you are in the world, your DNS requests are answered by the datacenter closest to you. Combined with the largest DNS caches in the industry, OpenDNS provides you with DNS responses faster than anyone else.
Make your Internet more reliable
With our extensive data center footprint and use of Anycast technology, the OpenDNS network has built-in redundancy ensuring zero downtime. SmartCache technology, an OpenDNS innovation, enables you to access sites that may otherwise be inaccessible due to authoritative DNS outages, providing you with the most reliable Internet possible.
Improve your security
OpenDNS owns and operates PhishTank, the largest clearinghouse of phishing information on the Internet. OpenDNS incorporates PhishTank into its services to protect you from fraudulent websites that attempt to steal your personal information and money. In addition, OpenDNS provides protection against two of the most pervasive Internet security threats that continue to infect millions of users — Conficker, the largest botnet, and Internet Explorer exploits.
Gain visibility into your network usage
OpenDNS’s reports provide you with visibility on your networks’ Internet activity, giving you needed insight into how your Internet resources are being used.
Easy to set up and it’s free.
Getting started on OpenDNS Premium DNS takes minutes; there are no downloads or additional software required and it’s completely FREE.
Benefits using OpenDNS Home (free) :
A faster and more reliable Internet
Choose the world’s leading DNS service and free your network of frustrating, intermittent Internet outages and make your Internet noticeably faster.
Flexible parental controls that protect every Internet-connected device in your home, instantly
When you set up OpenDNS Basic on your router, your settings take effect across everything on your home network. In addition to computers, this includes your kids’ Xbox, Playstation, Wii, DS, iPad, and even their iPhone.
Built-in phishing and identity theft protection
Take the guesswork out of identifying fraudulent sites. OpenDNS Basic automatically blocks identity theft and phishing websites.
OpenDNS Basic is free to use for home networks. Some limitations apply.
For Related Links / Articles / Sources / References:
OpenDNS Home Solutions
OpenDNS Home Solutions – Parental Controls
OpenDNS Home Solutions – Signup Free
OpenDNS Business Solutions
OpenDNS Business Solutions – Premium DNS Benefits
OpenDNS – Wikipedia
About Flashback Malware – Apple Support Official Site