Unauthorized Apps

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So I'm aware that the new VPN-based CE app for Android is supposed to monitor domains accessed by any and all apps, but does that include unauthorized apps too (i.e. ones that aren't downloaded from the Play Store)?  Apparently there are some pretty sketchy apps that you can download without even accessing the Play Store, and I want to make sure that CE moniters those domains as well.  Any info or advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi, Kyle. Good question, and thanks for writing.
The VPN-esque (it's not technically a VPN--despite occupying the VPN 'slot' on your device) solution has its upsides and downsides. One of the big upsides, though, is that it monitors all DNS requests on the device--regardless of their source.