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Re DNS flaw, ISP dragging feet

I was wondering if there's a way to protect yourself, if the ISP isn't getting patched.

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Use Opendns

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http://www.opendns.com is free and not vulnerable.

You can use permanently or temporarily until your ISP fixed it.
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Thanks

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I was wondering about that, but also wondered if I had to do something else, besides that.

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Nothing a computer can do but to wait

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Wait I did.

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But Opendns is better :)

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Faster, safer and sweet Grin

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(NT) Re OpenDNS: Do I use the default DNS setting?

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Yes

In reply to: Re OpenDNS: Do I use the default DNS setting?

Just enter:
208.67.222.222
208.67.220.220

in your DNS server settings. If you are not using a router, just enter the above DNS server addresses in your connection's settings.

If you are using a router and you have the option to enter DNS servers, enter those so all the computers in your home network will use OpenDNS DNS servers.

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I got the dns thing taken care of

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The test shows that I "appear to be safe" and says, "be sure the following ports show no obvious pattern" or something like that.

I think all of my updates are, well, up to date. I appreciate the tip and I've passed it on.

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(NT) Great and you're welcome :-)

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