How to Identify and Prevent DNS Leaks

How to Identify and Prevent DNS Leaks

VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) provide an easy way for online anonymity.With just a few clicks, it makes it possible to mask your location and hide your online activity from prying eyes. VPNs aren’t however foolproof; a DNS leak could leave you exposed even when the VPN is ON. DNS (dynamic name system) links IP addresses with the URL a user has visited. The website sends a request to the DNS Server (containing the URL), which then points it to the appropriate IP address.