How to track a person's IP address to find their location?

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The widespread knowledge has allowed each Internet user to know the purpose of the addresses given to each computer connected to the network, characterized by being unique.

Unfortunately, each of the IPs that make up Internet users is available to anyone in able to access a database.

This shows a very important privacy gap within a sensitive platform like the Internet, as it offers easy collection of information on a computer by IP address.



As for the search of the series of digits that make up these addresses, there are several pages that will allow you to obtain information on the basis of this data.

What is geolocation and how does it work to track the IP address?

Geolocation is a method of localization of the device which works with the Internet protocol address acquired by a computer, which in turn has information on the territorial area in which it is located and through which it accesses the network.

In other words, IP addresses are granted through country location, location based on latitude / longitude and the operator offering the internet connection.

There are many centers in charge of working on the basis of this type of information, so that it can be offered to certain agencies that request it.

The data provided when tracking the IP address is generally used so that the websites know where their visitors are coming from and thus get a better experience.

A clear example of this is when a page loads in your native language or when parts of a form are auto-filled with your location.

Likewise, most often it is used for identify the origin of cyber attacks that members of the Internet community might suffer.



What tools do you offer services to track the IP address?

The Internet is full of pages that offer the possibility of geolocate a specific IP address, as well as obtaining personal information about the computer's IP.

It is important to note that each of the alternatives that appear in the search engine has a varying percentage of certainty. Furthermore, no page will be able to identify the exact location of a device ; instead, it will provide you with generalized information, based on the regional or state location of the network operator.

What-is-my-ip.net

This first tool offers a number of alternatives that will allow you to analyze and track the IP address entered.

In this way it is able to generate a small report with data relating to the location of the equipment and the company it deals with grant Internet connection.

The What's my IP page also allows you to get a visualization in real time the latitude and longitude of the device.

InfoSniper.net

InfoSniper is characterized by being a very visual web page, accompanied by a fairly simple method of use, since everything can be done through its home page.

Mainly your connection details will appear, but these can be modified by the information you want to enter, accompanied by the address IP you want to track.


When you have finished doing this, you can click on the «Consult» button so that the geolocation report of the device registered with the IP appears on the screen.

It is necessary to remember that the exact location of the person registered under that IP address will not be provided, but it will still provide information about the city or state it is in. Or, failing that, where is the company that provides you with the IP.


Apart from these, there are also an infinite number of websites that will take care of offering you various methods of obtaining data via internet protocols.

Therefore, we recommend that you keep searching until you find the tool that offers you the most accurate information that meets your needs. Furthermore, it is recommended that these tools be used for ethical purposes. Its use is your responsibility, therefore not you should use these platforms for illegal purposes.

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