Google’s Jigsaw Division Unveils Intra App to Protect Against DNS Manipulation, Phishing, and Malware on your mobile
Google’s cybersecurity unit “Jigsaw” has rolled out an additional application called “Intra” to the Google Play Store to guard users against Domain Name System (DNS) ferociousness attacks, the media reported going harshly for this Monday.
Google’s cyber technology incubator Jigsaw has rolled out a subsidiary application called ‘Intra’ to the Google Play store to guard users against the Domain Name System (DNS) exploitation attacks. “Intra protects you from DNS molest, a cyber-displease used to block admission to news sites, social media platforms and messaging apps,” Jigsaw said- regarding its dedicated page for the app.
DNS is the phonebook of the Internet from where users enter information online through domain names. It translates domain names to IP addresses hence browser’s can load Internet resources.
“Intra lets you right of entry websites and apps blocked by DNS neglect, one of the most common forms of censorship online. Intra helps guard you against phishing and malware. These attacks are used to steal personal opinion as soon as usernames and passwords or install software vis-vis your device by redirecting you to act websites. Intra couldn’t be simpler to use just depart it as regards and forget approximately it. Intra won’t slow the length of your Internet association and there’s no limit taking into account mention to data usage. Intra keeps your instruction private. We don’t track the apps you use or websites you visit. Intra lets you customise your DNS server provider. You can use your own server, or choose from popular providers subsequently than Cloudflare or Google,” Jigsaw explained.
Jigsaw auxiliary, “Intra encrypts your Internet association to a public Domain Name System (DNS) server. DNS servers stroke behind a get sticking to of into list once you use the Internet, your DNS server provides the precise addresses with your way to visit a website or right of access an app. However, DNS servers can be altered to block the entrance or redirect you to discharge duty websites. By encrypting your association to DNS servers upon your Android device, Intra helps ensure that the results can’t be manipulated, suitably you can safely enter the Internet.”
The Intra app is compatible gone devices meting out Android 4.0 and above. It is a right of permission source project, and developers can discuss Intra upon Reddit, apart from contributing to its code up on GitHub. There are no details approximately behind the app will become manageable for iOS.
It is an exploit feat into the source app and the company claims that users’ have the funds for advice would be kept private, the fable add-on.