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What is a Smart DNS?

By May 19, 2020 No Comments
PureVPN DNS Leak Protection

A smart DNS proxy service makes it look like you’re somewhere else by changing your DNS address. Many people use a Smart DNS to access online content that is unavailable in their area.

However, a Smart DNS only affects your Domain Name Service, while a VPN also changes your IP address, encrypts your information, and helps you get around firewalls a Smart DNS can’t.

Mandee Rose

Mandee Rose

Mandee Rose is the editor and lead writer & researcher at TheVPNShop. A technical writer and blogger with 6+ years of experience in the cybersecurity sector. During her college years, she chased the dual-major of Cyber Security and Journalism while simultaneously offering freelance services online. As a result, Mandee was able to combine both of her passions by writing for companies like LatestHackingNews, BestVPN, Tactical Engine, Hoxhunt, AI Jobs (Medium Blog), and more. Today, she continues sharing her technical knowledge via investigative writing on topics like VPNs, programming, data breaches, artificial intelligence, and other infosec concepts.

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