If you use OpenDNS it will make your Home Internet Browsing safer through integrated Web contentfiltering, anti-phishing and the use of the OpenDNS nameservers
Securing your network from online threats,reduce costs and enforce Internet-use policies.
OpenDNS is used today bymillions of home users AND organizations around the world but if you want to use it for you home internet then its FREE all you need to do is regsiter for an account @ https://store.opendns.com/get/basic
When you have competed this registration then you will need help setting up your Router to enable OpenDNS if you have one of the following routers
otherwise you will have to setup manual from your router admin panel usually on http://192.168.0.1
then follow the instructions @ https://store.opendns.com/setup/device/router
As soon as you have set up your Netgear Router, OR any other that you have to the OpenDNS Servers then you can start browsing safe in the knowledge that you wont be phished and you will enjoy a safer internet experience great for Internet Banking OR just a simple browse
They also recommend that you use their client-side software
to keep your dynamic IP updated for your network. When installed the OpenDNS updater will run inyour system tray and send updates to your account whenever your IPaddress changes.This will help ensure that your system preferences areapplied to your network at all times.
NOTE for SKY Broadband Customers these are the IP addresses of the
If you use SKY Broadband a popular UK ISP then it will either be a Black Sagem F@ST router OR a White Netgear DG834G Cloner. The Sky Broadband server can't be changed in the Sagem F@ST Router this needs to be done in the Network Cards setup details for XP HERE
, the older white Netgear can be auto-set up from the OpenDNS Store
When all is working you should see this window on the OpenDNS Updater showing you account details this is why you need to register and your dynamic IP address this will warn you when it is changed by your ISP and if you are connected to the OpenDNS nameservers
Happy Safer Surfing Dudes !!!
OpenDNS will also show you when you are having problems OR have lost your internet connection
If you want to promote the use of OpenDNS then add the widget to your Website OR Weblog use THIS
to create the HTML to copy to your website if you are not using OpenDNS it will tell the user how to get it.