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Questions tagged [ip]

The Internet Protocol (IP) is the main protocol for sending packets accross the internet. It belongs to the internet layer in the internet protocol suite with the variants IPv4 and IPv6.

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are communications through public ip addresses capturable if one were to use a packet sniffer on the lan [on hold]

I am new to networking so maybe there might be a simple answer to my question or that I can't phrase it in a way that a search can give helpful answers to. Say I have two public IP's communicating. ...
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Android stream Boxes that stream tv channels [on hold]

So i been seeing these boxes with annual subscriptions you can buy that have alot of premium channels .One box had access to Movies before dvd releases, PPV, HBO, Foreign channels etc all for free ...
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What is my ip address? [migrated]

Previously I was with Bell Canada, and the public IP address they provided me is your standard xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. It was something like 172.16.254.1 which is what google told me, and also what running ...
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What happens if I use a proxy through software such as Proxifier and also use a software which supports working through proxy servers?

Let me give you an example: I use proxifier to use a proxy that uses IP from Germany. So when I check https://www.whatismyip.com/ it shows as if I'm from Germany. So imagine if I have a software on ...
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Get someone's information from IP address [on hold]

Someone unauthorized signed in to my facebook account. I have their IP address, but how do I get more information about them e.g. name/address? And how do I mess with them using their IP address?
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Hacked Raspberry-pi server

My internet provider doesn't let me open my ports, it's an optional service, and even when they finally said over the phone that I was allowed to open the ports I was still not able to. So I was ...
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How long does it take for law enforcement to link an IP address to a person? [closed]

How long does it take for law enforcement to link an IP address of an ISP in their jurisdiction to the person behind the IP address. Is that a process that happens in minutes, hours or days?
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How to stop a request for an external image from exposing my IP to the server hosting the image?

Suppose I have a server A, and that there is a website W hosted on A. The HTML of W contains: <img src=https://www.domainD.com/testT.jpg> Then I have a computer C, that accesses W. Will ...
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IP suite packet integrity [closed]

Finally, while the IP header contains a noncryptographic checksum for verifying the integrity of the header, there is no attempt to do the same for the payload. Source(Introduction to Computer ...
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Mediafire Privacy

In their Data retention policy Mediafire states about the download records: These are short term logs of who accessed and downloaded content from whom’s account. We keep this for the minimum amount ...
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What information can be obtained with my public ip? [duplicate]

As I understand it, my public ip is known for everyone who communicates with me over the internet. I'm concerned about security, and my doubt is, what can a malicious agent find out about me by ...
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Questions about WhoIsData-Requests and IP [duplicate]

when I use websites (server A) like https://check-host.net/ip-info to get Whois-Data or the IP from another website (server B)... 1) ...do, generally speaking, those websites (server A) connect ...
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Can IP address considered as a useful feature for intrusion detection?

I am trying to build a machine learning model which classifies attacks. My data has a bunch of IP addresses, and I don't know if I should use the IP address as a feature to detect attacks. I found ...
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How do these attackers find my IP? [duplicate]

Recently, I have been reading a lot of my ubuntu log files (in /var/log/auth.log), and I can see that some IP addresses are actually trying to 'brute-force' their ways into my VM using SSH by testing ...
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network issue after using macchanger. no internet, no ipv4 [migrated]

I used macchanger with these commands: sudo ifconfig eth0 down sudo macchanger -r eth0 sudo ifconfig eth0 up I am using it with virtualbox on a local network, I've never had issue with that before, ...
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ARP poisoning NAC

I need some help in understanding the technique of Genians/Trustwave NAC regarding ARP poisoning. As seen here Bypassing Trustwave NAC, it looks like a good method, but I don't simply get it. With ARP ...
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Does Google Analytics maintain a database of IP addresses that visited a webpage? [closed]

I am attempting to balance my need for analytics with privacy concerns. I know that Google Analytics offers an IP anonymization feature to remove the last octet of visitors' IP addresses, should a ...
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How hard is it to suspend and track a twitter account seeking ransom from govt. organizations?

Am asking in reference to this Twitter account - DarkOverlord . It threatened to post decryption keys, for the documents pasted on pastebin (archived), and few minutes ago it did post them. Couldn'...
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Google Chrome Linux with Activity of Unknown Device

I've recently noticed a strange comportment on my Google Chrome Browser with GMail, where suddenly appeared a connected Unknown Device, with a double connection and with the same IP than mine, looking ...
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Could my pc's mac address be guessed and thereby stored by websites? [duplicate]

If I don't use a vpn, should I disable IPv6 to avoid my pc's mac address be guessed ? While paying online, once I saw a bill that included my IPv6, should I be concerned at all?
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Do major ISPs still ignore IP spoofing?

I was reading this question: Why don't ISPs filter on source address to prevent spoofing? and based on those answers, ISPs ignore it because of the overhead of checking for spoofing. But that ...
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Is it easy to evade a ban if you have a Dynamic IP? [closed]

Static IP, I get it. Once it gets banned, you are done on that IP. But what about Dynamic ones? Let's say I am playing on a game server and the administrators decide to ban me for cheating. They ban ...
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get ip address of person from facebook chat [closed]

A person was bugging my friend not necessarily threatening, but like sending useless messages for a long period of time on facebook. Is it possible to obtain the IP address of such person? (and then ...
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How can I choose the IP sites see from me?

I'm wondering how can I change and select the IP address sites see from me so I can create multiple accounts from the same device?
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What does this activity record of gmail mean, when it says an authorized application with IP from India?

There is a record in my Gmail's activity: Access Type : Authorized Application (860033281504.apps.googleusercontent.com) Hide details "name: Yahoo Mail Client" "vendor: Yahoo" "...
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Is it possible to obtain someone's private IP through IP logging?

Let's say Alice sends Bob a link through email, social media etc. The link logs Bob's IP if Bob clicks the link. If I'm correct, the IP Alice gets is Bob's public/ISP IP address. Is it possible for ...
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Firewall Showing 1,000's Of Strange GET Parameters Being Sent To Login Page?

So I woke up today, and checked my Firewall Events on CloudFlare for my website like I do normally. Most of the time I'll just see thousands of failed SQL injection attempts, but this morning I was ...
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Can you serve up special content to an end-user based on IP or other identifiable data?

Is it possible to serve up specific content to an end-user? For example, I know your IP address, and other device information. Can I use that to serve up certain search results on a search engine, ...
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Is dedicating ips for each domain better than sharing one ip?

Would sharing an ip for multiple domains cause any kind of security problems? Imagine there are multiple domains which should be hosted on a server. Which is more secure? Sharing one ip for all the ...
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Reseting passwords using IP address

I sent a password reset request, to reset an account of mines and after having some talk with a rep I told him I forgot the email to the account which he told me to just provide the IP address that I ...
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How does Gmail detect if my email account is accessed from another computer?

How does Gmail detect when my mail is accessed from another computer? Does it keep track of my MAC address to check whether a new device is used? I think it doesn't have anything to do with IP address....
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Should I block IP adresses that made attacks attempts and were block from an IPS through the rules?

We have an NIPS blocking attacks based on bad behaviors (rules checking the data in the network packets). Should I block the IP that the NIPS linked to attack attempts? It feels like the NIPS is ...
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Why IPv6 showing on whatismyip.com?

I use Tor Browser on Whonix. Why I see IPv6 (something like 3221:23f9:c:67h:0:0:0:3) on whatismyip.com? Is that website can see my MAC Address?
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Verify my scenario of Internet infrastructure security [closed]

I have read a bit about Internet infrastructure recently. I have figured out how the IT crimes are easy to cover and quite confident way to perform any attack without traces. I got suprised that is ...
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Can someone get my home address if I click on a link to a IP logger?

So I was going through my email and accidentally clicked on a suspicious link. It was a quickmessage.io link, which I had no clue what it was. When I clicked on it, my anti-virus came up and blocked ...
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Is sharing you IP address dangerous? [duplicate]

I was wondering, What is the most damage someone can do with your IP address and what attacks can be carried out? Thanks!
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Injecting a TCP packet into existing connection

let's see a scheme: and I would like to consider two cases: All IP addresses are public, a cloud is symbol for the Inernet. The first one The H has an established TCP connection: C = (210.10.10....
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VPN vs real IP address

Is it more secure to use a VPN that has open ports? 22/tcp open ssh 53/tcp open domain 80/tcp open http 110/tcp open pop3 443/tcp open https 500/tcp open isakmp 1723/tcp open pptp 4567/tcp ...
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How to find a “secret” gateway

I'm practicing penetration testing and I'm in front of a basic routing exercise. The context is the following: I'm using a virtual machine with Kali Linux from which I connect in VPN to the network ...
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Get IP address of camera

Is it possible to get the global IP address of a nearby camera? For example, an IP camera that is connect to a network, but you are not on that network, and cant get access for whatever reason) but ...
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Network provider blocking URL, even though connection made to IP

I came across an interesting case today, which with my limited knowledge I'm unable to understand the working of. I was trying to access a bit.ly link, but it is blocked by my University. Knowing ...
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IP reputation lists of malicious/suspicious IPs (paid or free) [closed]

I am looking for (also paid) option to get a list of bad, malicious IPs. Are there some vendors selling those? So far I found many IP lookup website and lists, but they relate mostly to SPAM. I want ...
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Port forwarding to ip address in LAN that is not available

Consider the following situation: In a LAN the router is configured to forward one incoming port from the WAN to a specific local ip-address/port. My question is, how is the security in this ...
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IP Addresses not showing up in Facebook login history

A few of my husbands friends (we believe) have been logging into his Facebook and messenger. They are in the Netherlands and we live in the US, however, he used to live there and they know his ...
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Would a VPN cause this?

A friend of mine was recently being harassed on Instagram, with the person claiming to know her and saying he'd let her know if he saw her on a night out. To help her out, I used grabify IP tracker to ...
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What is the risk of private IP address disclosure if it is the user IP?

I am checking a web application with OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP). There is a vulnerability (low) that says "private IP address disclosure" and when I check for more details I found that it is my IP,...
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What are the potential risks of binding an application to an IP address or hostname that you do not control?

When setting up any kind of server application (such as a web server, IRC server, etc) you can usually bind the application to particular IP addresses or hostnames. This tells the application to '...
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Internal IP's Probing to Unknown External IP's

I recently took a CEH class and they mentioned checking for internal IP's probing to External unknown IP's to determine an attack. What would be the best way to gather and analyze these types of ...
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How to tell if my hosting data is valid or a fake copy

I'm investigating an issue where we have consistent performance issues with our company web host and bad statistcs data in our hosting console. Our hosting provider console says our IP address is one ...
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Man in the Middle how to read incoming traffic for victims on the network

i was just testing something about MITM i know MITM well attack is just like: gateway = 192.168.1.1 victim = 192.168.1.13 attacker = 192.168.1.6 performing mitm and enable linux kernel ip_forwarding ...