Sean Gearin

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  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    Syfer Firmware Release 0.12.5

    Upgrades in this release: Minor optimization to DNS infrastructure Improvement to Syfer self-diagnosis and recovery functionality Preparation for upcoming new encryption technology (VPN) rollout

  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    Syfer Firmware Release 0.12.4

    Upgrades in this release: Enhanced DNS infrastructure by adding redundancy to all regions Enhanced DNS performance for some regions by introducing new zones Improved Syfer health monitoring to pro...

  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    Syfer Firmware Release 0.12.0

    Upgrades in this release: - Overhauled DNS services to minimize interruptions and dynamically determine optimal location- Increased VPN global network to cover new areas- Improved system recovery a...

  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    Understanding Syfer's lights

    Startup If Syfer is receiving the proper power supply (5V - 2A or greater), Syfer will briefly blink blue then purple before moving to one of the following states:   Blinking Purple Meaning: If Syf...

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    Testing your Syfer

    This guide will help you test Syfer's functionalities. Syfer is designed not to interfere with your everyday life - we WANT to be in the background protecting your privacy and security. However, th...

  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    Combo Modem/Router Installation

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    Syfer compatibility with PPPoE/Static IP

    PPPoE is not supported on Syfer yet, but we are in the implementation phase for our next release. Unfortunately, this issue revealed itself rather recently so we appreciate your patience as we work...

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    Speed testing your Syfer

    Speedtest results are subjective to various factors - some Speedtest servers are optimal and have superior bandwidth, therefore yielding better results. Others, not so much...   Following these ste...

  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    A guide to Syfer's features

    Feature Update: July 18, 2019   Privacy   Moderate (Recommended): DNS traffic is encrypted and routed via the SyferDNS network. Using DNS-over-TLS, your DNS traffic is encrypted to prevent eavesd...

  • Sean Gearin created an article,

    Does Syfer replace my antivirus software?

    We believe in the concept of Defense-in-Depth for protecting users’ data. Syfer provides web filtering, botnet detection, and data encryption for data in transit. While we don’t discount the value ...