Here’s a way (on iOS 14) of combining a WireGuard VPN with a separate encrypted DNS resolver: install a DNS profile (https://encrypted-dns.party) or app (DNSecure, NextDNS, iVerify) and then remove the DNS server(s) in your WireGuard profile.
Nice, Passepartout now supports using a separate, encrypted DNS resolver with a VPN connection. Using a resolver like NextDNS with a VPN just became a bit easier on iOS.
Looks like PrivateStorage is finally launching later this year.
"PrivateStorage began as a joint venture between Least Authority and Private Internet Access. Together, we facilitated user testing as we investigated improvements to increase the usability of the application. At the end of 2020, the two companies mutually agreed to change their relationship and PrivateStorage is now 100% owned by Least Authority."
“[Mullvad’s] public DNS service (currently in beta) offers DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT), with QNAME minimization and basic ad blocking. It has been audited by the security experts at Assured.”
Quad9 is moving to Switzerland:
“The Swiss government produced findings of law that Quad9 is exempt from both law enforcement and intelligence data-collection and retention requirements, as well as KYC.”
- Discussion: https://teddit.net/r/privacytoolsIO/comments/llqd7h/quad9_move_to_switzerland
Blocklist for ScamClub domains:
FYI Mozilla / Firefox shares user data with Google, Leanplum, and Adjust  by default except on Klar  . Learn how to opt-out here . Also doesn't hurt to search for "telemetry" in `about:config` (not available on Firefox iOS) and toggle the entries to `false`.
Watching this video  comparing the malware blocking effectiveness of 3rd party DNS resolvers got me thinking...
For some security focused use cases wouldn't it be valuable if there were a way to leverage multiple DNS resolvers with a strategy where DNS requests are sent to multiple resolvers in parallel and responses are returned only once it's determined that no resolver blocked the request? 🤔
Looks like the dev also made an app for AdGuard Home 😯
Playing with Pi-hole  and PiVPN  on a VPS and learned about the Pi-hole Remote iOS app  on the subreddit . Wow, it’s really nice! 😍
TIL reading CitizenLab's "Great iPwn" report from last month  that Turkey’s Government-run Computer Emergency Response Team (USOM)  maintains a public filterlist of malicious hosts they observe.
Hosts: https://www.usom.gov.tr/url-list.txt (~90k domains, ~2 MB)
“Signal Is A Good Start, But Beware”
anarchist, privacy advocate, & software developer • he/they • Black Lives Matter • ACAB • #nobot
Single-user instance on https://masto.host. 👋🏼
Personal instance of nitrohorse (nitrohorse.com).