Android takes aim at ISP surveillance with DNS privacy | Naked Security

Android takes aim at ISP surveillance with DNS privacy; John E Dunn; In Naked Security; 2017-10-27.

Mentions

  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)
  • Server Name Identification (SNI)
  • DNS-over-TLS
  • Port 853
    like Port 53, but with TLS.
  • Android, not specific to Android
  • Google DNS
    • 8.8.4.4
    • 8.8.8.8.
Implementations
  • none
  • <claim>even Google’s DNS service doesn’t support it yet.</claim>

Alternatives

  • DNSCurve
  • Confidential DNS
  • DNS-over-DLTS (DNSoD)
  • DNSCrypt
  • DNS-over-TLS
Separate
  • DNSSEC

Background

  • Investigatory Powers Act (IPA)
    • United Kingdom (UK)
    • commenced 2016-11
    • a.k.a. “Snooper’s Charter”

Referenced

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Previously

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