Cloudflare Introduces 1.1.1.1 For Families

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Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 for Families

Cloudflare announced 1.1.1.1 for Families, a new DNS resolver for home networks to protect your devices from security threats and block adult content from being accessed by their kids.

According to the company, it comes with the same strong privacy guarantees as 1.1.1.1 that it launched two years ago. You can configure it on your home devices or network router. The company says that it process more than 200 billion DNS requests per day making it the second largest public DNS resolver in the world behind Google.

1.1.1.1 for Families

Malware Blocking Only
Primary DNS: 1.1.1.2
Secondary DNS: 1.0.0.2

Malware and Adult Content
Primary DNS: 1.1.1.3
Secondary DNS: 1.0.0.3

For IPv6 use:

Malware Blocking Only
Primary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1112
Secondary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1002

Malware and Adult Content
Primary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1113
Secondary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1003

The company said it will provide the ability to define additional configuration settings for 1.1.1.1 for Families. This will include options to create specific whitelists and blacklists of certain sites. You will be able to set the times of the day when categories, such as social media, are blocked and get reports on your household’s Internet usage.

It also noted that 1.1.1.1 for Families is built on top of the same site categorization and filtering technology that powers Cloudflare’s Gateway product. With the success of Gateway, we wanted to provide an easy-to-use service that can help any home network be fast, reliable, secure, and protected from potentially harmful content.

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