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Shodan is a search engine indexing devices connected to the Internet.

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How does MS graph API (at ms azure) and Shodan categorise any IP as VPN, Tor, proxy or genuine ISP?

Can anybody tell me how Shodan categorises any IP by just taking one input as IP? 90% of the time it gives an accurate result, and also ms graph API also categorises IP address as anonymous, Tor etc ...
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How shodan takes screenshots?

How Shodan takes screenshots from some webcam even if this webcam (IP adress) requires login? And how can I protect this? I can't have some thing on LAN network, because I need to join to it from far ...
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How to search for all computers running memcached on shodan

Memcached is a caching software typically used in web servers. Many web servers like wikipedia, wordpress, flickr cache their data using Memcached software. Memcached server typically runs on port ...
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How to get shodan to report IP addresses with a specific open port?

I've done the leg work and I've struggled to identify how to search with the Shodan CLI, or the web search, just for a specific port and output all the IP addresses that expose this port. For ...
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Is external Nmap scan considered active or passive?

I had a debate recently regarding whether conducting an Nmap scan through a 3rd party such as pentest-tools.net is considered active or passive. I argued that it is passive since there is no link ...
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Proving that a MongoDB is misconfigured and publicly accessible

If Mongo databases appear on www.Shodan.io, is it definitive proof that they are publicly accessible? Is there a way to prove without doubt there is a risk without actually connecting to the server? (...