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?
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?
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?