Advantages and disadvantages of a VPN

Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a network that provides organizations a cheap alternative to dedicated private networks. There are many reasons due to which organizations think about setting up a dedicated private network, but many of the organizations have to drop their plans of having a dedicated private network because the cost is too high….


How to hide/change/hack your IP address using proxy?

With spying and data monitoring going on a global scale, users often feel that websites can track them down and put them on the stand. Honestly, that’s usually not the case. Here are a couple of reasons, users might want to hide their IP addresses: Prevent the web owners from tracking the user. Hiding the…

What is a DMZ & how to make some router configurations?

The Internet is usually referred to as an unsecure network, when it comes to network security. In this regard, local area networks are more preferred as they can be easily managed and kept secure. At times, you can’t help but hook up your Local Network to the Internet, to enhance accessibility and improve productivity. It…


How to use TRACERT to troubleshoot TCP/IP issues

Tracert is a command-line tool that comes with Windows operating system. This tool helps tracing the path, which is undertaken by an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) packet to reach its destination. With the help of this command-line tool, the user can troubleshoot TCP/IP issues in Windows by knowing where the tracert stops responding or…


Why some IPs are blacklisted

Every time you are denied access to a website or a forum, it is because your IP address has been blacklisted. When your IP has been blacklisted it’s not that you have been blocked out of the Internet, but if you are up to something really not appropriate, then your ISP might ban you from…


IP Geolocation providers Compared

IP Geolocation is a splendid technology that helps organizations to identify location of their customers based on their IP addresses. The information collected by using the Geolocation technology, organizations like eCommerce companies, news websites, search engines, ad agencies, etc. are able to provide their customers the best products and services that are available in their…