If you’re trying to keep your online activities anonymous and private with VPN services, it is extremely important that all traffic originating from your computer is routed through the VPN network. If any traffic leaks and goes out via the underlying connection, any entity monitoring your traffic will be able to log your activity. This includes if you are using an anonymous VPN, a Skype VPN, or any other anonymous torrent service. You need to know if your supposedly secure VPN connection is actually leak-free.
At TorGuard we are happy to help our customers by sharing this link to a free, safe, easy-to-use third-party tool to test if your VPN service provider leaks DNS requests. Visit www.dnsleaktest.com or click the image below to go there now see if your connection is safe, then come back here for more info. Be sure to launch the link in a new page.
You will see something similar to the picture below when you get to the DNS leak test page. Click the “Check for DNS leaks now!” button to start your test.
If any if your ISP or location information displays on the next page, then you have a DNS leak on your VPN!
With TorGuard VPN Service, your DNS traffic is leak proof using our secure client and military grade encryption, protecting you from hackers, identity thieves and eavesdroppers intercepting your private data. Make sure your windows openvpn passes the DNS Leak Test by using TorGuard VPN! Surf securely from any public network. Just how easy is it for a hacker to obtain your personal info? New developments in internet security software like "BackTrack" and "FaceNiff" allow anyone with computer or cellphone access to steal logins and passwords from public wifi networks..