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Quad9 Cybersecurity Trends and Insights | January 2023

Last month, Quad9 observed a diverse array of threat categories. Among the many categories of threats blocked and analyzed were DDoS, stalkerware, banking trojans, backdoor threats, remote access trojans (RATs), browser hijacking threats, and loader threats. The graphic below represents Quad9’s identified malware trends by threat category during December 2022 — all of which were blocked by Quad9.

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2023 – Cybersecurity and Privacy Predictions for the Coming Year

These days it can feel as though ways to protect yourself online drastically change from year to year. Of course, there are a few best practices that have — and will — continue to be remain valid approaches. In the world of cybersecurity and privacy protection, however, there are certainly trends that can be identified each year as new methods and techniques become commonplace.

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Quad9 Network Problem 2022-12-12

This week, a routing leak by an unrelated network in Kinshasa, DRC caused non-optimal paths to Quad9 for a few European Union and North American operators from 12:15 to 13:40 UTC on Monday. Liquid Telecom became the favorite path for Verizon, BT, and some Orange France networks, overloading our site in Kinshasa.

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Quad9 Trends December 2022: Cyber Insights

Beginning in December 2022, Quad9 will begin releasing a monthly, in-depth report that explores the trending DNS lookups of malicious host names that we blocked during the prior month.

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Celebrating Five Years of Security & Privacy - A Look Back at Quad9's Impact on Cybersecurity

Celebrating Five Years of Privacy - A Look Back at Quad9's Impact on Cybersecurity A lot can change in five years, especially in the world of cybersecurity and protecting your online privacy. As Quad9 celebrates its 5th anniversary, let’s take a look at how its growth has helped make the internet a safer place for everyone.

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How Quad9 is Protecting Election Integrity

Quad9 is championing election security and freedom of access to information at the DNS provider level. Check out how maliciously blocking political candidate websites has become the latest trend in election tampering and what measures Quad9 is taking to prevent this from happening.

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What’s the Difference Between Recursive DNS and Authoritative DNS - 2022

As you contemplate which option best fits your needs, you’ll likely notice the terms recursive DNS and authoritative DNS tossed around. It is important to understand the difference between these two components of the domain name system and the role that each plays in browsing the web. Spoiler alert – for the average internet user, one of these types of services likely won’t apply.

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Quad9 Joins the Cyber Threat Alliance as Leading DNS Service to Improve the Cybersecurity of Our Global Digital Ecosystem

Quad9 Joins the Cyber Threat Alliance as Leading DNS Service to Improve the Cybersecurity of our Global Digital Ecosystem

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Why Should I Switch to a Security and Privacy Focused DNS Server?

Protecting yourself online is more important than ever before and as the internet evolves, antivirus software and malware scanners no longer provide enough protection. Let’s explore the latest security and privacy tool, DNS servers.

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