Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 for Families

Two years ago, Cloudflare announced the 1.1.1.1 privacy first, fast, and secure DNS. Now, after two years Cloudflare has extended the functionality of the same DNS to filter Malware and Adult content. Clouflare calls it is 1.1.1.1 for Families.

Why Cloudflare brings 1.1.1.1 for Families?

Cloudflare says after rolling out 1.1.1.1 DNS two years ago, one of the most requested feature we receive from the user is to roll out a DNS that filter Malware and Adult content. Right now, we are processing more than 200 billion DNS requests per day and that makes us the second largest public DNS resolver in the world behind Google. So, we accept users request and has launched 1.1.1.1 for Families.

1.1.1.1 for Families is available in Two Versions

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 DNS is now available in two versions, the first one that filters only the Malware content while the second one to filter both the Malware and the Adult content. Well one can use both versions for free by configuring the below mentioned DNS either in their network router or in their home devices (like laptops, computers, mobile and so).

DNS that only Blocks the Malware

IPV4 Version

Primary DNS: 1.1.1.2
Secondary DNS: 1.0.0.2

IPV6 Version

Primary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1112
Secondary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1002

DNS that Blocks both the Malware and the Adult Content

IPV4 Version

Primary DNS: 1.1.1.3
Secondary DNS: 1.0.0.3

IPV6 Version

Primary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1113
Secondary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1003

To learn how to setup the above DNS address in different devices you can refer to this link. There you find the setup Instructions in detail.

Additional Configuration for 1.1.1.1 for Families

Cloudflare says, In coming month we will bring some addition configurations for 1.1.1.1 for Families. These additional configurations includes Whitelisting or Blacklisting certain sites, setting up times when to block social media sites, and giving report for the comple household Internet usage.

Read also: Cloudflare announced WARP in Beta for macOS and Windows

Sanjay Kumar Monu

Sanjay likes to Write about Everything Tech.

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