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Backscatterer List

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: www.backscatterer.org Lookup: www.backscatterer.org/?target=test Removal: www.backscatterer.org/?target=test Contact: www.backscatterer.org/?target=contact Background ips.backscatter.org, working in cooperation with uceprotect.net is different than most DNS based blacklists. ips.backscatter.org does not maintain a list of IP addresses that have been seen spamming, sending email to honeypots, spamtraps, or any of the other general tactics…

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APEWS List Details

Summary Status: Active Terms: Free Zones: 2 Website: www.apews.org Lookup www.apews.org FAQ: www.apews.org/?page=faq Background Most spam advisory and blocking systems work after the fact. There is a time lag between the spammer setting up shop, spamming millions, and getting netblocks listed by these systems. APEWS identifies known spammers and spam operations, listing them as soon…

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The Abusive Hosts Blocking List Details

Summary Status: Offline as of late 2014 Terms: Free Zones: 1 Website: ahbl.org Lookup or Removal: ahbl.org/lktool FAQ: ahbl.org/documents Contact: ahbl.org/aboutus Background dnsbl.ahbl.org, otherwise known as The Abusive Hosts Blocking List is a DNS based blacklist. The AHBL started in 2003, and is a division of the Summit Open Source Development Group. According to The…

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VPN Protocols Explained

“VPN Protocols” are Something You Probably Never Need to Worry About.

(But here’s just a little bit of information for you anyway.) Here’s good news for non-IT types, which is most of us. You’ll be relieved to know that if you sign up for a VPN account someday (and even if you’re using one now), you will likely NEVER have to adjust, play around with, switch…

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What Type of Active Online Lifestyle Do You Have?

A new VPN Infographic illustrates how your online profile relates to risk. People around the world are continually connected to each other online. Like an all-night diner, the Internet never closes. Never. It’s always open for business. And for everyday people like students, moms, dads and grandparents, too. For most us, the Internet today is…

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VPN Savings

Limited Time VPN Deal Updated August 27, 2019 Get Extra Security, More Privacy and Greater Access Online Grab savings on a Virtual Private Network: Extra Security to keep hackers away while you’re online Extra Privacy to prevent your ISP and advertisers from tracking you Greater Access to look for better prices and bypass website blocks…

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Geolocation Database Providers

There are a variety of geolocation database providers for determining a user’s location. Geolocation Fields Comparison Geolocation Accuracy Comparison IP2Location IP2LocationTM is a geo IP solution to help you to identify visitor’s geographical location, i.e. country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ZIP code, time zone, connection speed, ISP and domain name, IDD country code, area code,…

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What is a DNSBL?

Domain Name System Blacklists, also known as DNSBL’s or DNS Blacklists, are spam blocking lists that allow a website administrator to block messages from specific systems that have a history of sending spam. As their name implies, the lists are based on the Internet’s Domain Name System, which converts complicated, numerical IP addresses such as…

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