A DNS server translates the readable form of web addresses like google.com into numerical IP addresses like 126.96.36.199. The Sunbelt Software, the makers of the popular Vipre Antivirus software, have started ClearCloud – a new DNS server service which offers free public DNS server for everyone. ClearClound claims that their DNS servers give safer web browsing experience. For more information about ClearCloud DNS servers, you can visit http://www.clearclouddns.com/. This article discusses how to configure Windows to use the ClearCloud public DNS servers.
According to ClearCloud website, their DNS service prevents you from being able to access known bad websites, sites that will download malicious files to your computer. It prevents you from being able to access malicious websites that you may not even know your computer is trying to access