I have been using OpenDNS for several years and I believe it is the best internet protection available. Unlike other commercial "blocking software" which is loaded on a person's machine which can be hacked by any knowledgeable teen through the use of the System Registry if it's Windows or on a MAC by the use of the Key Chain, OpenDNS is completely safe right. I'm not so sure. Depending on how OpenDNS is setup, let's say a parent using their own email address, anyone can do a password reset. The email, would of course, be sent to the parents email account and from there one is home free.
I have a suggestion to lock-down OpenDNS for the end-user. There needs to be a couple of security questions to which the person needs to respond prior to an email being sent for a password reset. This, obviously, would add an extra layer of security so that OpenDNS cannot be by-passed. As things stand now a 10-year old could get in.
Maybe I have missed something here but from my experimentation I can gain access easily. Although I have 30 years working with computers way back to the first IBM PC the kids today are just a savvy as I am, if not more so.
Thank you for your time. I look forward to your feedback.
Using OpenDNS right now: Yes
Paying customer: Yes
Last forum post on: 2012-05-15 14:03:35
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