Geo Redirection: Beneficial for WordPress site

Geolocation is the approximation of a website user’s location by their IP address. Geolocation redirection optimizes website visitors’ user experience. Users will see more localized content whenever they visit websites that implement geo redirection. WordPress websites implement such functionality via the use of geo redirection plugins such as the IP2Location […]

IP blocking: Quick guide to protect your network or website

Networks or websites have to deal with spikes in traffic on occasion. Sometimes, it means you’ve got a boom in your website visitors. That’s great for your revenue. Having said that, network or server admins have to be alert for malicious traffic from hackers or bots. By utilizing IP blocking […]

Setup SSH login notification with IP geolocation

Server admins commonly use SSH to login to Linux servers. They will disable login via password due to the ease of brute force attacks these days. The recommended practice is to only allow login to the servers using private/public keys. It is also good to setup SSH notification with IP […]

IPv4 Address 2022 Infographics

Introduction An IP address is an unique address associated with a specific computer or network host. IP addresses are managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and its regional registries to various organizations worldwide. IPv4 address uses a 32-bit address scheme. It serves as location addressing, network interface identification […]

Traceroute command and how to read a traceroute

On operating systems like Windows or Linux, there is an invaluable tool called the traceroute command (on Windows, the equivalent command is called tracert). This command-line tool enables system administrators or network engineers to troubleshoot common networking issues. Administrators use traceroute to probe for bottlenecks whenever a user complains that […]

What is botnet IP address?

A botnet is a group of Internet-facing devices which are controlled remotely by a command & control (C&C) server. These devices consist of computers, laptops and Internet of things (IoT) which have been compromised via malware or hacked. This makes botnet detection very important to organizations. When the person or organization […]

How to detect iCloud Private Relay?

Apple has recently introduced the iCloud Private Relay which helps users to browse anonymously using the Safari browser. It mimics the functionality of a proxy server which is normally used to shield the identity of the user from the destination website. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212614 Detecting iCloud Private Relay IP addresses using IP2Location […]