Should I Hide My IP Address?

I often browse sites like Quora and Yahoo Answers to see if I can contribute and help folks with questions they’ve asked about IP addresses. A vast majority of people want to hide their IP address because they think it will give them anonymity on the internet and keep hackers from hacking their computer. That […]

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Can Someone Find me with my IP Address?

Someone has my IP address, can they find me? When you connect to the internet through your Internet Service Provider(ISP) you are assigned an IP address. Your IP address is similar to your mailing address, but for your computer, on the internet. While this address is used to route internet traffic to your computer it […]

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Proxy Server Detection and Blocking

Why Detect Proxy Servers? Anonymity is readily obtained online. Anyone can hide their identity using a proxy server, a virtual private network, Tor or other anonymity network. Such systems provide a useful service for many users but pose significant challenges for webmasters who need to control access to their websites, know their customers, and fight […]

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What Is A VPN?

VPN or Virtual Private Network A Virtual Private Network is a connection method used to add security and privacy to private and public networks, like WiFi Hotspots and the Internet. Virtual Private Networks are most often used by corporations to protect sensitive data. However, using a personal VPN is increasingly becoming more popular as more […]

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What is a Web Proxy

About Web Proxies Web proxies provide a quick and easy way to change your IP address while surfing the Internet. Web proxies are extremely portable as they do not require the installation of additional software or modification to computer networking settings. They are used like a search engine, except that you enter a website address […]

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