What are IAB categories?

In the latest DB25 database from IP2Location, there is a field which stores the IAB category. So, what is this IAB category and do I need it for my business? Read on and find out. Interactive Advertising Bureau Before we go further, let’s just quickly delve into what is the […]

What is scanner IP address?

Starting with the launch of the IP2Proxy PX9 database, the threat field data was added. This threat field contains the type of threat posed by the IP address. One of the possible threat classifications is the SCANNER threat type. What is the SCANNER threat type? As the word suggests, the […]

How to detect Public Proxy in Flask

Introduction Flask is a lightweight web framework written in Python which makes it easy to develop a web application. It comes with a number of libraries to help web development. It is essential for developers to choose which libraries to use. This is because a good library can help in […]

Whitelist search engines for better SEO

Intro To perform well at Search Engine Optimization (SEO), you need to allow your website to be crawled by the search engine bots. Unfortunately, there are many types of bots that perform similar tasks. Not all of them are related to search engines. Therefore, you can optimize your firewall by […]

Top 5 Benefits of Geolocation in Business

Running an online business is tough with many competitors around. Seems like most traditional businesses are either already in the online space or transitioning in order to survive in the current challenging times. Integrating IP geolocation into your business can bring about multiple benefits which we’ll cover below. What is […]

Report of Firewall List in Year 2020

IP2Location Firewall List by Country is a free web service allowing users to export an IP address list of the targeted countries for firewall filtering purposes. The service supports a wide range of formats such as Apache .htaccess, Linux iptables, CIDR, Netmask, Inverse Netmask, IIS web.config, Cisco ACL, PeerGuardian2, network-object, […]

How to install and use IP2Trace on Linux for traceroute

IP2Trace is a tool which allows the user to get IP address information such as country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ZIP code, time zone, ISP, domain name, connection type, area code, weather, mobile network, elevation, usage type from traceroute probes IP address. Before getting started, please make sure you have […]