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PowerDNS and Log4J/Log4Shell

Peter van Dijk on Dec 16, 2021

As you may have heard, a critical vulnerability in the Log4J library was published recently. We have received questions about our software’s vulnerability to these exploits. None of our open source products use J...

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Businesses demand protection from their providers

Alexander ter Haar on Jun 04, 2020

Keeping a company’s network secure is a challenge, especially when employees are working from home and without the physical control offered by the company’s IT security infrastructure. As a result, businesses are...

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How PowerDNS is Open Source & a successful business, or, why are we tal...

Bert Hubert on May 07, 2019

What does PowerDNS actually do? This is a good question, one we can ask about any company. How do they stay alive, what services do they deliver, who do they sell them to? For Open Source companies, the question ...

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PowerDNS Protect: what’s in the box?

Neil Cook on Oct 10, 2018

We have recently launched PowerDNS Protect to help telcos and service providers keep their customers’ homes and families of safe. PowerDNS Protect secures home and mobile networks against malware and Internet of ...

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Family and Network Protection with PowerDNS Protect

Neil Cook on Sep 25, 2018

The onset of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is affecting everybody: smart TVs, satellite navigation systems, fitness trackers, and even clocks and fridges are becoming an integral part of our everyday life. New t...

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DNS: the solution to online security and control

Alexander ter Haar on Sep 14, 2018

Internet service providers all aim to provide fast and reliable access. With the growing importance of the Internet and the explosion in the number of connected devices in a household, improving security is becom...

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Keeping your family safe and secure online

Alexander ter Haar on Aug 27, 2018

Securing all of the various devices in your home is vital to prevent cyber-attacks and to close gateways to harmful content. But this can be tough when you have an entire family to protect, which may include youn...

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Per device DNS settings: selective parental control

Bert Hubert on Jan 27, 2016

This is the second post in a series that highlights interesting new features of the PowerDNS 4.x.x and dnsdist 1.x.x releases. As noted previously, in some organizations it is desirable to filter access to some d...

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Open Source Support: out in the open

Bert Hubert on Jan 18, 2016

As an Open Source project, PowerDNS works hard to support its users and customers. We also love to work with our collaborators, our community, on projects inside and outside of PowerDNS. This way we’ve contribute...

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