New Cloudflare DNS service more secure


Cloudflare DNS service

Internet security and infrastructure firm Cloudflare announced a new Domain Name System service (DNS). The new Cloudflare DNS service focuses on privacy aspect by preventing the Internet Service Provider from tracking users’ browsing history. With the launch of, Cloudflare claims it’s the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service.

DNS administrations are commonly given by internet service providers to determine a domain. It’s a basic piece of the internet, but DNS servers gave by ISPs are regularly moderate and unreliable. ISPs recognize all user friendly sites, which presents privacy issues.

Cloudflare APNIC team up

Cloudflare has worked with Asian-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) to offer its DNS service through and “We talked to the APNIC team about how we wanted to create privacy-first, extremely fast DNS system,” explains Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince.

Cloudflare’s DNS supports both DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS, and the company is trusting that its HTTPS support will see more programs and operating systems support the protocol. Cloudflare’s DNS presently sitting at a worldwide reaction time of 14ms, compared with 20ms for OpenDNS and 34ms for Google’s DNS, so it’s the fastest DNS resolver for customers.

However, the web optimization network deployed its Universal SSL feature to provide free SSL encryption to millions of websites. Also, the company offers DDoS protection to prevent sites from overwhelmed by malicious traffic.

The new Cloudflare DNS service available for a wide range of devices including iPhone, Android devices, MacOS, Windows, Linux and even Routers. Users can type on the web browser and select the device platform for which they wish to access the settings for.