IP addresses do more than just allow us to connect to the internet. They also help track the origin of an online request. Is it a legitimate request? Is it suspicious? IP reputation can help us find the answer to this question. Generally speaking, IP reputation measures the quality of an IP address. This helps… Continue reading How to improve IP reputation?
Nowadays, almost everyone can have domains for their websites. However, it’s not as easy as snapping your fingers and magically registering your domain. What is more, people might want to see who is the one who registered a particular domain and how they can contact that particular owner. And that’s the job of WHOIS. Contrary… Continue reading Is WHOIS privacy necessary?
No one ever said the Internet is squeaky clean. Malicious users and spammers always lurk in the dark corners of the web, ready to bother users and businesses. Thus, the IP blacklist created. While this might sound like a superhero trope, it’s pretty much about the hygiene of the Internet. IP blacklisting is among the… Continue reading How to remove IP from blacklist?
The Internet has become so fast in the last decades, with the speed of a high-end user’s Internet connection expected to grow by 50 percent yearly. Nowadays you can send huge volumes of data across the world blazingly fast, but there’s something else that absolutely has to exist alongside speed: security. It’s easy to get… Continue reading What is Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI)?
If you thought the Internet is just a single giant network, you’re wrong. The Internet is, in fact, a network of networks that make up other networks. This might seem confusing at first, but fortunately, things will make much more sense once we cover the basics of Autonomous Systems (AS) and their respective ASNs (Autonomous… Continue reading What is an Autonomous System Number (ASN)?
Before IPv4 and IPv6, there were the 60’s. Back then, Internet started as a solution to share information of the American governmental researchers. Another important piece in the Internet evolution was the Cold War. The launch of the Sputnik satellite by The Soviet Union led the U.S. Defense Department to look for a solution so… Continue reading When will IPv6 replace IPv4?
By now you sure must know that each device active on the Internet needs an IP address. Just as you can track a house by its street name and number, so can you identify all the equipment that have Internet access through an IP address. Such IP addresses come in different types, like dedicated static… Continue reading Why companies still prefer IPv4 over IPv6?
If you’re planning on monetizing your IP address pool, you might be looking towards leasing your spare IPv4 and IPv6 addresses as a way of procuring IPs. But you might want to do that in a safe and efficient manner that will boost your revenue. This article will cover everything you need to know if… Continue reading IP Monetization: Everything You Need to Know
The Internet is vast and it hides a lot of invaluable data. Such information is of utmost importance for many businesses, whether we talk about stock prices, product information, reviews, and everything else. But in order to collect data efficiently, one should not resort to manually copying and pasting text until the end of time. … Continue reading Web Crawling vs Web Scraping
If you have been working in the IT industry for quite some time, it is safe to assume you have come across the concept of dedicated static IPs and rotating shared IPs at least once. Chances are they might have puzzled you to a certain degree, especially if your company is thinking about leasing IPs… Continue reading Dedicated IP Address vs Static IP Address: Are they the same?