Google improves Android security with DNS-over-HTTP/3 update

What you need to know

  • Google implements a new DNS feature, DNS-over-HTTP/3.
  • The new features aim to cut down issues with DNS-over-TLS has, such as longer latency and a slower reconnection when it comes to changing networks.
  • The new DoH3 is Google’s attempt at providing better privacy for DNS queries on Android devices.

Google has implemented a new security update for Android devices. The new update comes via the addition of  DNS-over-HTTPS/3.

Google is looking to “help keeps Android users’ DNS queries private” with this security addition. Its Android Team is looking at this new DNS-over-HTTP/3 as a good security step forward, seeing as it has “a number of improvements over DNS-over-TLS” already in play.