NEWS: Firefox To Roll Out Major User Privacy Update

Mozilla is starting to roll out encrypted web domain name requests by default, starting with a trial run in the US. The move aims to prevent malicious actors from snooping on browser activity, in a major boost for user privacy.

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Kevin Bocek, VP Security Strategy & Threat Intelligence,  Venafi
September 09, 2019
Proposals to encrypt DNS as standard would mean all traffic on browsers that use it will bypass locally held DNS nameservers.
This is a welcome move from Mozilla. Encrypting DNS on one of the world’s most popular browsers makes us safer online than we are now. By starting to roll out encrypted DNS by default, Mozilla is protecting the information we share from being exploited by those that would do us harm and we should welcome anything that increases security for consumers when browsing online. In fact, the privacy-co ....
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