IPinfo: IP Address Privacy Detection

VPN, Proxy, Tor and Hosting provider detection for IP addresses


IPinfo’s industry leading IP address data is now available directly in snowflake, optimized for query performance.

Our Privacy Detection data – VPN, proxy, tor, data center – provides a way for users to unmask a user’s true IP address, including VPN detection, proxy detection, tor usage, or a connection via a hosting provider, which could potentially be used to tunnel traffic, and mask the true IP address. We perform custom full internet wide scans to detect almost 10 million active VPNs. This is combined with data on public SOCKS and HTTP proxies, tor exit nodes, and our own IP usage type classification to determine which IP ranges belong to hosting providers. The data is updated regularly, so the results are always fresh.

Samples/tables included:
– IP address to Privacy Detection, updated Monthly (free sample excludes breakdown)

Fields Included:
– start_ip
– end_ip
– start_ip_int
– end_ip_int
– Proxy
– Tor
– Hosting

Example Use Case:
· Filter malicious traffic by blocking bots and spammers
· Enforce content access restrictions by detecting VPNs
· Prevent web scraping by blocking proxies and requests from servers
· Fight fraud by flagging users who are masking their identity

Read more and test out the data at https://ipinfo.io/proxy-vpn-detection-api


About the Provider:

IPinfo is an IP address data provider since 2013 and we pride ourselves on being the most reliable, accurate, and in-depth source of IP address data available anywhere. We process terabytes of data to produce our custom IP geolocation, company, carrier, privacy detection and IP type data sets for our customers from a myriad of industries. Our goal is to take the difficult task of collating IP address related data out of our customers hands and leaving it to us.

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