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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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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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Why ngrok doesn't retrieve correct public IP address in Kali Linux

I installed the ngrok on Kali and if I run the ./ngrok http 80 command ngrok I got the following output from console screen. If I ping the given link to get my public IP address it returns wrong ...
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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 ...
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Suspicious network activity detected in Wireshark [closed]

I have never noticed something like this in my network before: My IP: 192.168.1.46 It keeps repeating randomly and constantly. At first, I thought I was infected by some type of malware. I ...
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Nmap and it default scripts when I already know some of the information

I am a network guy and not a “hacker” or whatever the official term is these days. I’ve been learning how to use nmap as I think it’s a great tool for just keeping the network secure. The thing is ...
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How to verify server ownership by public IP (without associated domain)?

Company A has a set of servers with public IP address but not associated with any domain. The servers contain confidential information, so company A doesn't want to give access to 3rd party. Company ...
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VPN helps change the IP but why I still get banned from a website's chatroom? [closed]

I was trying to enter a website's public chatroom powered by parachat. I don't want users and admins to look up my IP and location. So I bought a VPN and tried to hide my IP, but now I cannot log in ...
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Is it generally safe to disable Windows 10 Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol (WPAD)?

Is it generally safe to disable Windows 10 Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol (WPAD)? This might be my only option to try before contacting my ISP which could be quite annoying to do.
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What does a website see if I am connected on my native IP and then enable my VPN?

As per the question. If I am connected to a website, streaming content from my native IP and I then enable my VPN, what does the website see?
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Find out who sent email with my IP?

Recently my contact list was shared through some emails recently sent from my account. I would like to find out who did this as it has caused me some financial loss. When I look at the email header, ...
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Tracking an IMEI or device from an IP address

If I access a website and complete an online form using 3G on my iphone, can my actual phone be traced back to the IP address? For example if the website can see what IP address was used, how easy is ...
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Can a hacker that knows my IP remotely access accounts I have left logged in on my computer?

I frequently leave accounts logged in on my personal computer because of the immense physical and cryptological barriers a hacker would have to overcome to access my computer. Could a hacker that ...
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are some IP whois capable of going beyond proxies?

I received a suspicious email (suspicious body) coming from a legit person. The headers always show the legit adress as if the person in question has been hacked. But I wanted to go further and ...
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Are HTTP calls from hundreds of ips in the same subnet malicious?

I've been getting hit everyday with 50-100M calls to my API and I'm trying to identify the subnets that are the sources. I found by running a match in redis (where all requests from the last 24hrs ...
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How save, on a log file, all IP inbound/outbound connected to my Mac under MacOsX 10.9.5?

During its operation, the computer connects and disconnects to and from numerous servers - which are identified by a specific IP address. Is there a solution to trace the ip addresses of all the ...
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Is it possible to inject malware knowing only the victims IP? [closed]

Is it possible to inject and run malware on Windows 10 by knowing the victims IP address only?
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Someone is accessing my data, what can I do about it?

I recently set up something called "canary tokens" (https://www.stationx.net/canarytokens/) to help detect if anyone is accessing files/emails/domains that I don't want to be accessed. They are meant ...
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Social Engineering Attack awareness using .doc and spoofed email

Need advise for our company experiment. We are planning to observe the security awareness among our staff. I have an idea but lacking of knowledge on how to do it. I want to create spoofed email and ...
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Disable JavaScript on Firefox?

I would like some further clarification on this topic. Is there a way to disable JavaScript on Mozilla Firefox and still view the web pages correctly? If yes, will this setting be enough to hide the ...
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Is my iPhone being targeted by the US Department of Defense?

Below is a screenshot of a text message my mobile device received within the past hour. It contains the text "6.216.198.5:8006/Y/0329235420500012000110000" from the number "1111301000". I am curious ...
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Is there any security threat of using 'curl https://ipinfo.io/ip' to find our IP?

I need to find out the public-ip of an EC2 instance. I was trying this command: curl https://ipinfo.io/ip Is there any security threat of using that method? Like exposing our IP or something?
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Confluence / how to judge if it is safe for ITAR, EAR, or IP?

I want to have Altassian host a Confluence server for me. However, I can't tell if it is secure enough for: ITAR sensitive information EAR sensitive information Intellectual Property / Trade Secret ...
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Can a VPS provider see the IP address I use when connecting? [closed]

I recently purchased a VPS. Can the provider see the IP address I use when connecting to my VPS?
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Security implications of setting the broadcast flag on a UDP socket

Are there any negative security effects of setting the SO_BROADCAST option in a C UDP socket? I'm writing a C program and if I just set the broadcast option to 1 then all IP addresses work as intended,...
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Multiple digital signatures [closed]

I have the following case scenario: One document that needs to be signed digitally (using an external signing service) by 4 different people. The 4 people must be present while signing the document ...
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How can an internet server can find my local ip address? [duplicate]

This site shows my public IPv6, my public IPv4 and my local ip address. The first and second is clear, but how can a webservice located in the WWW determine my local ip address since a router is made ...
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what are things besides ip addresses that give away the device being used? [duplicate]

For example if I send an email from my home IP address, people can see my location of where I am when I sent the email. If I used a VPN, and changed the location, people will think my device was in a ...
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Is it possible for a single user to route connections through several IP addresses?

I have searched google for an answer to my question and can’t seem to find one. Maybe you can help me out. Is it possible to use somebody else’s IP addresses to post on a forum with? I am a moderator ...
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Best practice to discover network hosts?

I'm creating a python networking program and need to discover all the usable hosts on the network such as phones and desktops on Linux. What works better, NMAP, Arp-Scan, arp, or something else? I've ...
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Will using Teamviewer reveal my IP?

I will be accessing a computer in a different state via Teamviewer. The sites I work on have very high security measures in place. Is there any way possible that my actual IP address can be revealed ...
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Why is it vulnerable to tell someone Complete IP address [duplicate]

I would like to ask "Why is it vulnerable to tell someone our IP", I know the techniques used to find out open ports using an IP address but in some cases I saw people hiding their IP address after ...
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How hard to receive a TCP packet then resend it to another IP on the local network keeping the Source IP address?

I need to receive a TCP packet destined to my application, then resend it to another destination on the local network, while keeping the Original IP Address. How can it be done, or how difficult is ...
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Is IP whitelisting for webpage access secure enough?

My organization utilizes Salesforce and Marketing Cloud. Very few people have access to MC, so I'm in the process of building MC hosted landing pages that will pull and display information such as ...
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Tracing email sent from service?

I know an email was sent using the online service emkei.cz. Is there a way to find out who used that service to send the specific email I received?