Should You Use Cloudflare DNS?

Is Cloudflare DNS safe?

Besides its lack of protective and security measures, another con of Cloudflare is quite ironic—they’re dedicated to the privacy of users, but the DNS query data is shared with APNIC Labs in exchange for using its 1.1.

Which DNS is better Google or Cloudflare?

CloudFlare was the fastest DNS for 72% of all the locations . It had an amazing low average of 4.98 ms across the globe. Google and Quad9 were close for second and third respectively. Quad9 was faster than Google in North America and Europe, but under performed in Asia / South America.

How do I use Cloudflare DNS?

How to configure Cloudflare DNS service on router

  • Open your web browser.
  • Enter the IP address of your router and press Enter.
  • Log in using your router username and password as required.
  • Open the DNS server settings page.
  • In the DNS settings section use these IPv4 addresses:
  • Save your settings.
  • Restart your browser.

Does Cloudflare DNS work?

Cloudflare distributed DNS responds to website visitors with Cloudflare IP addresses for traffic you proxy to Cloudflare. Cloudflare-proxied domains share IP addresses from a pool that belongs to the Cloudflare network. As a result, Cloudflare does not offer dedicated or exclusive IP addresses.

Does 1.1 1.1 hide your IP?

No, 1.1. 1.1 is simply a DNS server which support DNS over HTTPS. While it can encrypt your DNS queries, it doesn’t hide your IP address from the websites you visit.

Why is Cloudflare blocking me from websites?

By default Cloudflare blocks IP addresses that are known for being sources of spam and malicious content. In addition, if you notice spam or DDoS attacks coming from a particular IP address or range, you can block it. If an address is blocked by multiple Cloudflare users it will be blocked globally.