Articles tagged: IP address tracing
If someone threatens you because they know your IP address, it’s an empty threat.
People can tell very little from your IP address. For example, they cannot tell who or where you are. How much they can tell varies a great deal.
If you want to hide your IP address, it’s important to understand the terminology to get the results you want.
Determining the IP address of an email sender is difficult at best, and usually impossible. Sometimes you get lucky.
Your ISP controls your internet connection, and it’s easy for them to monitor the data you send and receive. The question is, why would anyone monitor your internet?
While getting someone’s name and address from their IP address is technically possible, it’s also typically difficult and requires law enforcement.
A MAC address and your IP address are both key components to networking, but they serve different purposes, and are visible in very different ways.
It’s unlikely, maybe impossible. I’ll walk you through why that is, and one way you might get lucky.
Search engines have numerous (and quite amazing) ways to gather information on people and the way they search. It’s nothing to worry about unless you have some critical need for privacy.
Google can find your location through multiple datapoints that you probably don’t even realize you’re sharing. There’s a lively and important debate about how much data entities can and should collect and correlate.
We’ll look at some of the specific information you’re making available to every website you visit, and briefly explain each.