Cloudflare is an old hand at speeding up corporate internet services with its content delivery network (CDN).
The company is also a pro at blocking Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
Now, with its new 1.1.
1.1 public Domain Name System (DNS) resolver, it can speed up and secure your web browsing, as well.
Is it safe to use Cloudflare DNS?
It is safe to use CloudFlare DNS. if you don’t want to use public DNS, you can run your own DNS server with pihole on a raspberry pi or a computer.
What is the purpose of Cloudflare?
Cloudflare, Inc. is an American web-infrastructure and website-security company, providing content-delivery-network services, DDoS mitigation, Internet security, and distributed domain-name-server services. Project Galileo provides such groups with free services to protect their websites.
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 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.