Articles tagged: IP address tracing

What Can People Tell from My IP Address?

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.

Can My ISP See I’m Using a VPN or a Proxy?

If you want to hide your IP address, it’s important to understand the terminology so you get the results you want.

How Do I Find the IP Address of an Email’s Sender?

Determining the IP address of an email sender is difficult at best, and usually impossible. Sometimes you get lucky.

Can My ISP Monitor My Internet Usage?

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?

Can I Get Someone’s Name and Address from Their IP Address?

While getting someone’s name and address from their IP address is technically possible, it’s also typically difficult and requires law enforcement.

What’s the Difference Between a MAC Address and an IP Address?

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.

How do I tell who really sent an email?

It’s unlikely, maybe impossible. I’ll walk you through why that is, and one way you might get lucky.

Can Search Engines Track My Searches?

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.

If an IP address doesn’t do it, then how does Google know my location?

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.

What’s My IP Address?

We’ll look at some of the specific information you’re making available to every website you visit, and briefly explain each.