As technological advancements are booming and the internet becomes as common to us as any other utility of the modern world, there are also some obvious and hidden risks involved when using the internet. One of the major threats we face nowadays is IP hijacking. What is IP Hijacking? In the digital advertising industry, IP… Continue reading How much do you know about IP Hijacking in Your Industry?
If you think about it, how many hours do you spend daily on your smartphone or computer? Super realistic video games, Facebook, AR/VR, things like that seem straight up taken from a Sci-Fi movie. But if you take a closer look at how basic things work, you’ll see that this is not that outlandish at… Continue reading The Future is now – What is a Virtual IP Address (VIP)?
So you just got that brand-new flagship smartphone you’ve been wishing for. It looks and feels so cool and you cannot wait to pop your headphones out and listen to your favorite songs. As you grab the jack to plug your good old headphones in, you take a closer look, and… There’s nowhere to plug… Continue reading The Key to Unrestricted Network Access – What is Proxifier?
Cloud technology has changed the way we store our files and work in the online world. Whether you keep your photos on platforms like Google Drive or play video games by streaming them, the cloud is an all-powerful tool. But cloud technology isn’t just for your own convenience. Many companies are using it for their… Continue reading Bringing Your Own IPs to the cloud – What is BYOIP?
If you think about it, the Internet never sleeps. It is a home for billions of devices that form 24/7 connections across the world. And in this fascinating process, the IP header is the main character. Without it, devices wouldn’t be able to communicate with each other, simply because the information wouldn’t know where to… Continue reading What is an IP Header? Structure and Contents
The Internet is based on sending and receiving requests. It is the backbone of the process of transferring information over internet protocols. And hidden inside this magical process lies cURL. You could say cURL is everywhere, yet only some know exactly what’s the deal with it. A quick Google search will show you all sorts… Continue reading An introduction to cURL, in super plain English
Sometimes, less is better, especially when it comes to IPv4. While this might sound weird, considering the scarcity of those IPv4 addresses, what we will discuss today actually works in favor of the Internet. So, how do you turn ‘more’ into ‘less’ and make it work? The answer is NAT (Network Address Translation), a process… Continue reading NAT turns ‘multiple’ into ‘one’ – But what is it and why does it matter in networking?
Everyone dislikes doing boring and repetitive online tasks. This is why bots have evolved to take on this responsibility. However, this applies to sending spam as well, so it’s not unusual if you’ve ever come across or will encounter a spam bot. Spammers often use these bots to send vast amounts of spam messages automatically.… Continue reading What is a spam bot and how can you keep it away?
If you thought classes in which you had to switch from English to a foreign language were difficult, wait until you hear how complex networks and computers really are when it comes to exchanging information. Sometimes, using only IP addresses to communicate across the Internet is simply not enough. Every application sending data across the… Continue reading Every Network needs a good Translator, and that’s ARP – Here’s why and how it is used
There are around 4 billion IPv4 addresses in the world. It might sound crazy, but those 4 billion addresses are somehow enough for even more users and devices. But how? Shouldn’t the IPv4 pool have been depleted by now? Maybe it’s due to how regions distribute IPs, in which case you might end up sharing… Continue reading The basics of CIDR – How it makes IPv4 addressing easier and more efficient