What is a DNS leak?

A DNS leak is when, through a security flaw or software issue, your ISP can track your internet browsing activity, even if you are using a VPN or not.

When using a VPN service, the DNS request should be routed through the VPN provider's DNS servers and not those of your ISP.

Should you want to check for a DNS leak, we suggest reading this article.

If you have any questions, please contact support and we'll be happy to help!


Last reviewed/updated January 2020

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